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Reference Chart for Healthcare Agency Criminal History Background Checks for Applicants for Employment in Home Health Care (Legal Action Center)

  • Organization: Legal Action Center
  • Document Type: Training materials
  • Date Created: Monday, October 23, 2006
  • Submitted: Monday, October 23, 2006
  • Attachment(s): PDF

This chart created by the Legal Action Center explains new regulations requiring criminal history screening and restricting people with felony convictions from employment in certain home health care jobs. The chart clarifies regulations passed by the Department of Health, the New York State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability.

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