Now Available: AHRQ’s Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ Nursing Home Survey, 2023 User Database Report
Results from AHRQ’s 2023 Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS®) Nursing Home Survey User Database Report are now available. The Database includes 62 nursing homes and 3,224 staff respondents. Key findings include:
- Feedback & Communication About Incidents was the highest-scoring composite measure, with an average of 83 percent of respondents reporting that staff “always” or “most of the time” discuss ways to keep residents safe, tell someone if they see something that might harm a resident, and talk about ways to keep incidents from happening again.
- Staffing was the lowest-scoring composite measure, with an average of 39 percent of respondents reporting they “strongly agree or “agree” there are enough staff to handle the workload, meet residents’ needs during shift changes, and keep residents safe, because there is not much staff turnover.
For more information, please email DatabasesOnSafetyCulture@westat.com or call the helpline at 1-(888)-324-9790.