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Journal Article
Review

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

Gartshore E, Waring J, Timmons S. BMC health services research. 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.