Psychotropics

Assisted living group launches quality improvement initiative

Assisted living group launches quality improvement initiative

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A new quality initiative program unveiled Wednesday targets off-label use of antipsychotics, hospital readmissions and staff turnover in assisted living communities.

Nursing home antipsychotic legislation set aside

Nursing home antipsychotic legislation set aside

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The U.S. Senate did not approve legislation that would strengthen regulations for antipsychotic use in nursing homes, despite overwhelmingly passing a bill it was attached to on Thursday.