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Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.

Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2020.

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December 3, 2008
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2020.

Challenges to establishing and sustaining a safety culture in a nursing home include insufficient staffing and a tendency to blame individuals for problems. This website hosts the AHRQ survey for nursing homes along with additional materials to assist organizations in using the management tool effectively. It includes a user's guide that explains how to conduct a survey on patient safety in a nursing home and report the results. The resource provides guidance on topics such as data collection, data organization, survey forms, and nursing home staff selection. 

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Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2020.