Safe Environment

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How can a health service environment best support the provision of safe and high-quality care for all patients? This can be achieved through the 'safe environment' concept - a component of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards: Standard 1 Clinical Governance.

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The NSQHS Standards state that health service organisations should provide a safe environment. A safe environment is fit for purpose, well-designed, provides a good patient experience and reduces unnecessary stimulation.


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02 Feb 2023
Good Education and easy to understand.
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Nida Lagunay
27 Oct 2022
Many new information gained.
Craig Stewart
30 Oct 2022
In this topic I have gained more valuable knowledge
Sylvia Ilagan
19 May 2023
Interesting topic
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Anne McNamara
02 Nov 2019
Great article that encourages reflection of the patients journey from arrival to discharge and how the environment can influence the experience.
Nga Diep
28 Oct 2022
Community Care Worker
It can help me to get better skills and policy to support the client as much as I can
Shecamilyn Fallarcuna
28 May 2021
01 Nov 2022
Great learning
suzanne haeusler
25 Oct 2022
Enrolled Nurse
This resource starts with the design of the hospital and finishing with safe outcomes for patients and everyone
Weisam Tang
14 Nov 2022
Community Care Worker
Good and short information
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