Patient safety in community dementia services: what can we learn from the experiences of caregivers and healthcare professionals?
This study aims to explore how patient safety in community dementia services is understood by caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
Cross-sectional analysis of guided one-to-one interviews with 10 caregivers, and 10 healthcare professionals.
Caregivers and healthcare professionals identified a range of issues including medication errors, mis-communication between professionals, unclear service pathways and the effects of stress...
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- Peer reviewed
(Accepted manuscript, pdf, 705.3KB)
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- Behrman et al
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- © The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Geriatrics Society. All rights reserved. This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from OUP at: [10.1093/ageing/afw220]
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