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Opportunities for improvement in nursing homes: variance of six patient safety climate factor scores across nursing homes and wards—assessed by the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.

Deilkås ECT, Hofoss D, Husebo BS, et al. Opportunities for improvement in nursing homes: Variance of six patient safety climate factor scores across nursing homes and wards-Assessed by the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0218244. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0218244.

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July 17, 2019
Deilkås ECT, Hofoss D, Husebo BS, et al. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0218244.

Researchers deployed the Norwegian version of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire, a measure of safety culture, across long-term care facilities and found significant variations in scores. They conclude that safety culture measurement may be useful to align resources with needs to support patient safety.

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Deilkås ECT, Hofoss D, Husebo BS, et al. Opportunities for improvement in nursing homes: Variance of six patient safety climate factor scores across nursing homes and wards-Assessed by the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0218244. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0218244.

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