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Safety culture in long-term care: a cross-sectional analysis of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire in nursing and residential homes in the Netherlands
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    Re:More information on safety culture in long-term care

    We appreciate Dr. Singer's point about a more thorough discussion of the large literature on safety climate and tools for assessing it. Although we did include two of the articles she refers to; not all were included. While acknowledging and discussing other instruments for measuring Patient Safety Climate (PSC), would have made our article more complete, the findings and conclusions of the study would not have changed....

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    More information on safety culture in long-term care

    To the Editor: I was a little surprised to see Buljac-Samardzic et al. in their recent article on safety culture in long-term care state that few tools are available to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives to improve safety culture in nursing and residential homes. While there may be fewer tools available for nursing and residential homes than inpatient settings, there are several safety climate instruments that are...

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