Overuse of Antipsychotics is Nursing Home Abuse

Several Nursing Homes Practice “Chemical Restraint,” Which Could Be Overuse of Antipsychotics, A Form of Nursing Home Abuse Although federal law prohibits “chemical restraint” – using medications to strongly sedate patients with mental disorders or dementia who may engage in disruptive behaviors – recent reports show that several skilled nursing facilities in the United States overuse dangerous … [Read more...]