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Should I report? A qualitative study of barriers to incident reporting among nurses working in nursing homes.

Winsvold Prang I, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP. Should I report? A qualitative study of barriers to incident reporting among nurses working in nursing homes. Geriatr Nurs. 2014;35(6):441-447. doi:10.1016/j.gerinurse.2014.07.003

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October 29, 2014
Prang IW, Jelsness-Jørgensen L-P. Geriatr Nurs. 2014;35(6):441-447.

In this qualitative study, nursing staff in long-term care facilities described barriers to reporting patient safety problems, including lack of a supportive culture, insufficient time, and fear of conflict or repercussions. These findings highlight the need for multifaceted interventions to improve nursing home safety.

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Winsvold Prang I, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP. Should I report? A qualitative study of barriers to incident reporting among nurses working in nursing homes. Geriatr Nurs. 2014;35(6):441-447. doi:10.1016/j.gerinurse.2014.07.003