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Patient safety culture in care homes for older people: a scoping review.

Gartshore E, Waring J, Timmons S. Patient safety culture in care homes for older people: a scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):752. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2713-2.

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December 13, 2017
Gartshore E, Waring J, Timmons S. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:752.

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities struggle with establishing a safety culture. This scoping review sought to assess the status of safety culture and improvement in residential care. Researchers found that the number and rigor of studies available were lacking and none of the studies included insights from the patients and families using the facilities.

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Gartshore E, Waring J, Timmons S. Patient safety culture in care homes for older people: a scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):752. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2713-2.