Nursing home antipsychotic use
Percentage of nursing home long-stay residents who got an antipsychotic medication
About this data measure
- Nursing homes have, and continue toward, reducing antipsychotic use in response to increasing evidence of the marginal benefits and potential adverse effects. (Source: CMS)
- The percent of nursing home long-stay residents in Rhode Island who got an antipsychotic medication has remained largely unchanged in recent years, and remains above the national average throughout this time period.
Measure Source: Medicare Care Compare