Antipsychotics in nursing homes stir concerns

Review shows high usage of drugs in many facilities that is often unnecessary

By LISA CHEDEKEL
Conn. Health I-Team Writer
Nation


The Westside Care Center in Manchester is ranked among the best nursing homes in Connecticut, receiving a “five- star” rating for overall quality under a federal rating system. At the same time, Westside has the state’s highest percentage of residents...

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