Tag: anti-anxiety drugs

Despite Vow to Curb AntiPsychotics Industry Receives a Failing Grade

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General issued an updated report on the use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes. The news is abysmal. Virtually all nursing facilities were found not compliant with federal regulations governing residents who take atypical antipsychotic medications. Nursing home standards...

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Nursing Home Restraints Fall – Anti-Anxiety Drugs Rise

According to a report released by the American Health Care Association and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, use of physical restraints, falls, and emotional and behavioral symptoms dropped at nursing and rehabilitation facilities across the country over the last decade. But other quality indicators, such as the prevalence...

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