Antipsychotic Drug Campaign Push Leads To Reduced Number Of Prescriptions For Dementia Treatment

One state is working towards reducing its administration of antipsychotic drugs. The push came after being identified as the state with one of the highest rates of antipsychotic drug administration in nursing homes. The push has led to a 26 percent reduction of antipsychotic medication prescriptions.

One of the leaders advocating for better healthcare had this to say, “Improving dementia care will help improve quality of health and improve quality of life for all of our patients.”For more, read the story.
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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.


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