Step Up Your GDR Game Part 1: Team-Building is Critical

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - April 10, 2018

In the second quarter of 2017, 15.5 percent of long-stay nursing home residents received an antipsychotic medication as measured by the publicly reported MDS-based quality measure (QM), Percent of Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication (Long-Stay). That represents a 35 percent decrease in the national prevalence since the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the most recent data from the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.