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Creating a Culture of Safety
A Guide for Health Centers

Resource Topic: Quality Improvement
Resource Subtopic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Year Developed: 2017

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Secondary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFO's, CIO, COO's, CMO's, etc)

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Responding to the findings of a recent survey conducted by the HCH National Consumer Advisory Board, this resource provides recommendations for developing physical spaces that promote well-being, considerations for vulnerable populations, and strategies for providing staff support.

Resource Details: For vulnerable populations, feeling “safe” involves not only the physical environment, but also emotional and psychological well-being. The National HCH Council’s National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB) has worked with clinicians and administrators across the United States to develop a guide to Creating a Culture of Safety at Health Centers. Responding to the findings of a recent survey conducted by NCAB, this resource provides recommendations for developing physical spaces that promote well-being, considerations for vulnerable populations, and strategies for providing staff support.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.