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Health Care Facility Design Safety Risk Assessment Toolkit.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; AHRQ; Center for Health Design.

Both organizational culture and the physical environment affect the safety of care delivery. This toolkit provides resources to help organizations assess hazards related to the design of their facilities. The toolkit focuses on six areas of safety: infections, falls, medication errors, security, injuries of behavioral health, and patient handling.