Table B-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Work Area

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesWork Area
Alzheimer's/ Dementia UnitMany/ No Specific Area or UnitRehab UnitSkilled Nursing Unit
# Nursing Homes157224147216
# Respondents9566,6419382,977
1. Overall Perceptions of Resident Safety85%86%85%87%
2. Feedback & Communication About Incidents84%84%83%82%
3. Supervisor Expectations & Actions Promoting Resident Safety77%79%82%76%
4. Organizational Learning72%72%71%71%
5. Management Support for Resident Safety67%69%71%66%
6. Training & Skills72%71%68%71%
7. Compliance With Procedures65%63%63%67%
8. Teamwork64%63%65%63%
9. Handoffs60%61%59%57%
10. Communication Openness53%56%59%52%
11. Nonpunitive Response to Error52%52%48%52%
12. Staffing49%52%49%52%
Average Across Composites67%67%67%66%

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Current as of August 2011
Internet Citation: Table B-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Work Area: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/nhsurv11tabb5.html