Crime in the home health care field: workplace violence, fraud, and abuse
This book addresses abuses occurring in the home health care industry. Its intent is not to suggest that home health care is a dangerous field for workers and consumers, rather the intent is to shed some light on the types of misconduct found in home health care. At the end of each chapter are a series of discussion question designed to encourage reflection on the chapter's content through the eyes of those involved in the response to fraud. This book is intended for use in criminal justice, sociology, and white-collar crime courses exploring crime in the workplace and home health care fields.
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HOME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
RESPONDING TO CRIME IN THE HOME HEALTH
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CRIME IN THE HOME HEALTH CARE FIELD: Workplace Violence, Fraud,and Abuse
Brian K. Payne
Limited preview - 2003
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