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US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2019Q4

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the fourth quarter of 2019. We also recommend viewing our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging and our Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit, which includes […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2019Q3

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the third quarter of 2019. We also recommend viewing our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging and our Dementia Care Advocacy Toolkit, which includes […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q3

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the third quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging […]

US Nursing Home Drugging Citations: Fall 2018

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents, particularly those with dementia, is a widespread, national problem. Despite the Food and Drug Administration’s ‘black box’ warnings against using antipsychotics on elderly patients, they are frequently used to treat the so-called behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.  As of fall 2018, 20% of nursing home residents […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q2

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the second quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q1

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the first quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging […]

US Nursing Home Inappropriate Drugging Citations: November 2017

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem.  Below is information on citations for inappropriate drugging for all licensed nursing homes, by state.  These citations are for all inappropriate drugging, including (but not solely) antipsychotic drugs (unfortunately, the federal government does not have a distinct citation for inappropriate antipsychotic […]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2017Q3

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the third quarter of 2017. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic Drugging […]

LTCCC Statement to U.S. Senate on Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes

On November 30, 2011, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Held a Hearing: “Overprescribed: The Human and Taxpayers’ Costs of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes.” This is LTCCC’s statement. The hearing recording and materials are available at http://www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/overprescribed-the-human-and-taxpayers-costs-of-antipsychotics-in-nursing-homes.

 

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