Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Table B-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Job Title

Patient Safety Culture Composites Job Title
Admin/ Manager Admin Support Staff Direct Care Staff Licensed Nurse Nursing Asst/ Aide Other Provider Physician Support Staff
# Nursing Homes 216 182 208 220 224 39 39 203
# Respondents 1,477 711 1,387 2,574 5,154 79 135 2,671
1. Overall Perceptions of Resident Safety 94% 91% 88% 86% 83% 78% 90% 86%
2. Feedback & Communication About Incidents 93% 88% 85% 85% 79% 74% 91% 86%
3. Supervisor Expectations & Actions Promoting Resident Safety 89% 85% 86% 78% 73% 69% 81% 83%
4. Organizational Learning 81% 77% 72% 70% 69% 68% 83% 76%
5. Management Support for Resident Safety 86% 77% 72% 66% 63% 70% 83% 75%
6. Training & Skills 76% 73% 72% 66% 71% 69% 77% 74%
7. Compliance With Procedures 66% 63% 62% 65% 65% 62% 73% 61%
8. Teamwork 79% 69% 67% 65% 58% 66% 82% 67%
9. Handoffs 71% 71% 62% 61% 51% 67% 83% 75%
10. Communication Openness 77% 67% 58% 55% 47% 60% 76% 61%
11. Nonpunitive Response to Error 66% 55% 51% 51% 47% 49% 63% 51%
12. Staffing 67% 57% 49% 50% 48% 51% 66% 52%
Average Across Composites 79% 73% 69% 67% 63% 65% 79% 71%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table B-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Job Title. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/nhsurv11tabb1.html