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Antipsychotic Medication


Antipsychotic Reduction Tool

This tool will provide you with step-by-step instructions for prioritizing antipsychotic reduction efforts with residents in your facility.

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Avoiding Unnecessary Antipsychotic Use Infographic

This infographic outlines the five steps to avoid unnecessary antipsychotics from the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC) Change Package.

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Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Assessment

This tool can help providers assess and monitor the use of antipsychotic medications in persons with dementia.

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CMS Guidance on Antipsychotic Medication Use

This document provides Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidance to surveyors on antipsychotic medication use in nursing homes.

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Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients

A website from the Iowa Geriatric Education Center with information and resources to help providers and patients with managing dementia issues with evidence-based approaches.

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Nursing Home Antipsychotic Medication Usage Rates

The Medicare Nursing Home Compare website publicly reports nursing home antipsychotic drug use rates.

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Answers about Antipsychotic Medication Use

The American Psychiatric Association provides five evidence-based points physicians and patients should understand about antipsychotic medication use.

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