Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use in Long-Term Care in the News

CFHI is supporting 15 teams from healthcare organizations across Canada in the Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use in Long Term Care collaborative.

Media Coverage

A collaborative effort reaps rewards
Long Term Care Today, Summer 2015

Kitchener long term care home reducing reliance on antipsychotics
CBC News, August 17, 2015

Kitchener nursing home reducing use of antipsychotic drugs
Kitchener Record, May 12, 2015

Program to curb antipsychotic use sees early success with continuing care patients
Yukon News, March 4, 2015

Success of medication reduction project celebrated
The Whitehorse Daily Star, March 2, 2015

Yukon health officials laud reduction in use of antipsychotic drugs 
 CBC News, February 28, 2015

Early results of medication reduction project a reason to celebrate
Government of Yukon, February 27, 2015

Leisureworld part of collaborative to reduce antipsychotic medication use
Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) 

York Care Centre Chosen to Play Role in Major Study of Anti-psychotic Medications
York Care Centre

Drugs for elderly get fresh look; Royal Ottawa proposes to cut use of antipsychotics on dementia patients
Ottawa Citizen, June 10, 2014

Provincial care home joins national medication studyNew Brunswick
Telegraph-Journal, June 10, 2014

Yukon government branch gets funding for dementia care project
The Whitehorse Daily Star, June 10, 2014

NH gets fund to reduce use of antipsychotic drugs
Alaska Highway News, June 9 2014

Mississauga long-term care homes eager to reduce use of antipsychotic meds
Mississauga News, June 8, 2014

Northern Health gets funds to reduce use of antipsychotic drugs
Prince George Citizen, June 6, 2014

Ottawa hospital tries to cut down on antipsychotic drugs
CBC News, June 6, 2014