Journal Article
Study

The relationship between culture of safety and rate of adverse events in long-term care facilities.

Abusalem S; Polivka B; Coty MB; Crawford TN; Furman CD; Alaradi M.

Prior research on the relationship between culture of safety and adverse events has produced conflicting results. Using culture of safety survey data from five long-term care facilities, researchers found an association between improved safety culture scores and a decreased risk of certain adverse events.