No Place Like Home: Advancing the Safety of Care in the Home

Caring for patients in their homes holds many potential benefits, yet the safety of care provided in the home has not received as much attention as patient safety in hospitals and other clinical settings.

A new report from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement describes the findings of an expert panel and considers the physical and emotional safety of the care recipient, the family caregiver, and the home care worker, while recognizing the interconnected nature of the safety of all these individuals.

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week.