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Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database

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NEW: Upcoming databases that will open for submission in 2018:
SOPS™ Trademark Facilities that submit to the databases must follow AHRQ Guidelines Regarding Use of the SOPS Name

Many nursing homes using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS™) Nursing Home Survey have expressed interest in comparing their results to other nursing homes. In response, AHRQ has established the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database. This database is a central repository for survey data from nursing homes that have administered the AHRQ patient safety culture survey instrument.

Definition of a Nursing Home

  • A nursing home has licensed nursing home beds and is not an assisted living, community care, or independent living facility.
  • Nursing homes must be located in the United States or in a U.S. territory.

Technical Assistance

For technical assistance on data submission, email DatabasesOnSafetyCulture@westat.com or call 1-888-324-9790.