Why is the SAFE toolkit important?
The healthcare system is complex. It can be scary to some people. Everyone has a role to play in the safety of patients. The SAFE toolkit has information, tips and resources that can help people learn to be more involved in their healthcare. It consists of key patient safety topics in summary and full version formats, and a Leader’s Guide. Topics include:
Know Your Patient Rights Prepare for Surgery
Choose Your Patient Advocate Prevent Falls
Know Your Healthcare Plan Know The Process when Harm Happens
Access Your Medical Records Know The Patient Safety Contacts
Talk with Your Doctor Know The Steps in Stating Your Concerns
Work with Your Pharmacist Know Some Patient Safety Definitions
Prepare Your Stay in Hospital
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