Concerns over antipsychotics in aged care

By Megan Neil
Updated July 24 2019 - 5:03pm, first published 4:58pm
About 38 per cent of Australian aged care residents with dementia are taking antipsychotics.
About 38 per cent of Australian aged care residents with dementia are taking antipsychotics.

Many people living with dementia in aged care facilities are taking antipsychotic drugs for longer than 200 days - more than twice as long as the maximum recommended time, researchers say.

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