Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Table B-13. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Shift Worked Most Often

Patient Safety Culture Composites Shift Worked Most Often
Days Evenings Nights
# Nursing Homes 226 224 206
# Respondents 10,323 3,083 1,616
1. Overall Perceptions of Resident Safety 87% 85% 82%
2. Feedback & Communication About Incidents 85% 83% 79%
3. Supervisor Expectations & Actions Promoting Resident Safety 81% 78% 74%
4. Organizational Learning 73% 72% 67%
5. Management Support for Resident Safety 72% 68% 62%
6. Training & Skills 72% 72% 67%
7. Compliance With Procedures 64% 66% 63%
8. Teamwork 65% 65% 60%
9. Handoffs 63% 60% 56%
10. Communication Openness 59% 55% 48%
11. Nonpunitive Response to Error 53% 51% 44%
12. Staffing 53% 51% 47%
Average Across Composites 69% 67% 62%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table B-13. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Shift Worked Most Often. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/nhsurv11tabb13.html