Pateint Safety is important in the nursing home, hospital and any healthcare facility. Nursing Home and Hospital Surveyors do look at patient safety as they do surveys and investigations in those healthcare facilities. Processes change as we become more knowledgable about healthcare issues. Here is a historical look at scientific improvements over the last 2,000 years related to patient safety, the lack of which happens to be the 5th leading cause of death in the United States.
Source: Accelerated Nursing Degrees
Remember, you must be your own advocate in order to stay safe in a healthcare facility.
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