Slide 8. Nursing Home Pilot Test

A national technical assistance conference call conducted on March 31, 2010, provides users with an overview of the development of the survey. In addition, two professionals share their success and challenges in survey administration from both a regional perspective and an individual nursing home, and discuss how to maximize survey response and use survey results to develop action plans to target safety culture improvement initiatives. This is one of the sets of speaker slides from the call.

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  • Identified a site point-of-contact (POC)
    • Typically a NH administrator.
  • Conducted paper survey administration
    • Conduct a census of all staff unless NH has 300 or more staff & then draw a sample.
      • Conduct a census of staff positions with few individuals & draw a sample from nursing assistants/support staff.
    • Survey staff, including agency and contract staff, who can read and understand English.
    • Survey physicians or other providers who see patients in the NH.

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Current as of October 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 8. Nursing Home Pilot Test. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/resources/carpentertacall/carpentacallsl8.html