Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Based on data from 226 nursing homes in the United States, the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2011 User Comparative Database Report provides initial results that nursing homes can use to compare their patient safety culture to other U.S. nursing homes. The report consists of a narrative description of the findings and four appendixes, presenting data by nursing home characteristics and respondent characteristics for the database nursing homes.

Select to download print version (Part 1, PDF File, 1.19 MB; Parts 2, PDF File, 633 KB).

Contents

Part I:

Executive Summary

Purpose and Use of This Report

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Survey Administration Statistics

Chapter 3. Characteristics of Participating Nursing Homes

Chapter 4. Characteristics of Respondents

Chapter 5. Overall Results

Chapter 6. Comparing Your Results

Chapter 7. What's Next? Action Planning for Improvement

References

Notes: Description of Data Cleaning and Calculations



Part II: Appendixes A and B—Overall Results by Nursing Home and Respondent Characteristics

Executive Summary

Appendix A: Overall Results by Nursing Home Characteristics

Appendix B: Overall Results by Respondent Characteristics

Prepared for:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

540 Gaither Road

Rockville, MD 20850

Contract No. HHSA 290200710024C

Managed and prepared by:

Westat, Rockville, MD

Joann Sorra, Ph.D.

Theresa Famolaro, M.P.S.

Naomi Dyer, Ph.D.

Kabir Khanna, M.A.

Dawn Nelson

The authors of this report are responsible for its content. Statements in the report should not be construed as endorsement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

No investigators have any affiliations or financial involvement (e.g., employment, consultancies, honoraria, stock options, expert testimony, grants or patents received or pending, or royalties) that conflict with material presented in this report.

This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials noted for which further reproduction is prohibited without specific permission of copyright holders.

Page last reviewed January 2015
Internet Citation: Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture. January 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/index.html