Chart 1. Item-level Comparative Results from 40 Pilot Test Nursing Homes (Text Description)

Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2008 Preliminary Comparative Results

This survey tool can be used to assess the culture of resident safety in nursing homes from a staff perspective.
ItemSurvey Items by Resident
Safety Culture Area
Survey Item Percent Positive ResponseAll Pilot Nursing Homes Average % Positive
MINMAX
1. Overall Perceptions of Resident Safety
D11. Residents are well cared for in this nursing home.86%41%100%
D62. This nursing home does a good job keeping residents safe.86%49%98%
D83. This nursing home is a safe place for residents.88%53%100%
2. Feedback and Communication About Incidents
B41. When staff report something that could harm a resident, someone takes care of it.84%62%98%
B52. In this nursing home, we talk about ways to keep incidents from happening again.83%43%98%
B63. Staff tell someone if they see something that might harm a resident.89%68%98%
B84. In this nursing home, we discuss ways to keep residents safe from harm.84%44%98%
3. Supervisor Expectations & Actions Promoting Resident Safety
C11. My supervisor listens to staff ideas and suggestions about resident safety.83%69%100%
C22. My supervisor says a good word to staff who follow the right procedures.72%45%87%
C33. My supervisor pays attention to resident safety problems in this nursing home.87%73%98%

Note: The item's survey location is shown to the left. An "R" indicates a negatively worded item, where the percent positive response is based on those who responded "Strongly disagree" or "Disagree," or "Never" or "Rarely" (depending on the response category used for the item).

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Current as of November 2008
Internet Citation: Chart 1. Item-level Comparative Results from 40 Pilot Test Nursing Homes (Text Description): Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2008 Preliminary Comparative Results. November 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2008/nhch1a_txt.html