Rounds with a purpose initiative to reduce falls

Source: Nursing Management, 2012, 43(1) p. 32-38

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: January 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Purposeful rounding is a strategic way to improve care quality through decreasing falls and  increasing patient satisfaction with nursing services. It ensures scripted intentional patient interactions with patients, each hour, allowing nurses to spend more time with their patients addressing care needs. By increasing care quality, patient satisfaction improves, positively affecting the image of a facility for patients and families.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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