Journal Article
Study

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

Prang IW, Jelsness-Jørgensen L-P. Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.). 2014;35:441-7.

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.