Patient and Family Engagement – Approach to Safety

Angie Szumlinski
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November 11, 2019
Family visiting grandfather in nursing home

Engaged families and residents are happier families and residents, and now we may have more insight as to “why” that is!

When families and patients are engaged and involved with the overall care of their loved one, safety improves Share on X

A study recently released by Patient Safety Network (psnet.ahrq.gov) identifies that when families and patients are engaged and involved with the overall care of their loved one, safety improves!

Barriers to effective engagement include limited patient/family knowledge, poor communication and lack of systems-level efforts supporting patient and family engagement.

Interested in improving your safety outcomes and achieving your goals? Click on the link above and let’s get engaged!


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