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Figure 5-41

Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -

Figure 5.41. Floorplan of a patient room with bathroom

Floor plan of a St. Joseph's Hospital patient room with the bathroom placed near the head of the bed to prevent falls.

Source: Floor plan images© Joint Commission Resources. Enhancing the traditional hospital design process: a focus on patient safety. Jt Comm J Qual Safety 2004;30(3):115-24. Reprinted with permission.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 5-41: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig5-41.html