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NYS Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates

The overuse of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes is a longstanding and serious problem. Too often, residents, especially those with dementia, are given these powerful drugs to control the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.  In fact, antipsychotic drugs are associated with increased risk of heart attack, stroke, Parkinsonism, falls, and, even, death.  They [...]

2019-02-03T06:20:05-05:00Uncategorized|

Assisted Living Fact Sheets

This series of assisted living fact sheets focuses on a variety of issues relevant to resident care, quality of life, and/or safety. The fact sheets are tailored to be useful to a range of stakeholders, from residents and families to facility operators to policymakers. Each fact sheet includes a brief background on the topic, [...]

2019-02-04T22:15:51-05:00Assisted Living|
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