Chart 4. Composite-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.
Patient Safety Culture CompositesPercent Positive ResponseAll Pilot Nursing Homes Average % Positive
MINMAX
1. Overall Perceptions of Resident Safety87%48%99%
2. Feedback & Communication About Incidents85%54%98%
3. Supervisor Expectations & Actions Promoting Resident Safety81%63%94%
4. Organizational Learning76%39%93%
5. Management Support for Resident Safety72%33%92%
6. Training & Skills72%43%88%
7. Compliance with Procedures67%36%85%
8. Teamwork67%37%89%
9. Handoffs63%35%88%
10. Communication Openness58%30%92%
11. Nonpunitive Response to Mistakes55%27%80%
12. Staffing48%22%80%

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Current as of November 2008
Internet Citation: Chart 4. Composite-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/nhch4_txt.html