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Facilities approach 15% goal for antipsychotics reduction

Facilities approach 15% goal for antipsychotics reduction

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For decades, many providers have viewed antipsychotic drugs as a necessary evil for treating residents with dementia. But increasingly, these medications are just being seen as evil. So it's hardly a surprise that the government and the long-term care field are praising notable progress toward reducing their use by 15%.