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Understanding incident reporting

Understanding incident reporting

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An incident is generally defined as any happening that is not consistent with the routine care of a particular resident or an event that is not consistent with the routine operation of the organization.

Antipsychotics report will have severe side effects

Antipsychotics report will have severe side effects

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Antipsychotic drugs are often used to calm residents with dementia. This reality is common knowledge among most people who have spent more than a few minutes in a nursing facility. But it is apparently a great revelation to the folks at the Inspector General's office.