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The effect of providing staff training and enhanced support to care homes on care processes, safety climate and avoidable harms: evaluation of a care home quality improvement programme in England.

Damery S, Flanagan S, Jones J, et al. The effect of providing staff training and enhanced support to care homes on care processes, safety climate and avoidable harms: evaluation of a care home quality improvement programme in England. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(14). doi: 10.3390/ijerph18147581.

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August 18, 2021
Damery S, Flanagan S, Jones J, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(14):7581.

Hospital admissions and preventable adverse events, such as falls and pressure ulcers, are common in long-term care. In this study, care home staff were provided skills training and facilitated support. After 24 months, the safety climate had improved, and both falls and pressure ulcers were reduced.

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Damery S, Flanagan S, Jones J, et al. The effect of providing staff training and enhanced support to care homes on care processes, safety climate and avoidable harms: evaluation of a care home quality improvement programme in England. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(14). doi: 10.3390/ijerph18147581.