Patient Experiences of Safety in Care Transitions

Scott, Jason (2017) Patient Experiences of Safety in Care Transitions. In: Researching Quality in Care Transitions. Springer, pp. 71-86. ISBN 9783319623450

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62346-7_4

Abstract

High-quality care is defined as having three different but equal components: clinical effectiveness, patient safety and patient experience. However, this definition is proving to be challenging to put into practice, especially in placing equal emphasis on patient experience. In this chapter, Scott identifies the role of patients in making their care safer. Whilst the majority of literature focuses upon care within single care, there is far less evidence for patients to be involved in their own safety when transitioning between care services. The chapter concludes with the fact that patients are best placed to view their entire episode of care when crossing organisational boundaries.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B700 Nursing
L500 Social Work
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2019 17:25
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 14:51
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/37499

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