Tags: "Nursing Homes"

21 May
0

Depression in the Elderly and Psychiatric Drugs

Depression in elderly patients is commonly treated with the use of psychiatric drugs, especially when these seniors live in assisted living situations or nursing homes. The rate of depression, one might assume, would increase when the elderly are far from ...

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28 Mar
1

Chemical Restraints to Control the Elderly in Nursing Homes

A recent article from The American Lawyer Academy discusses the continued unethical and dangerous use of psychotropic drugs on seniors.  Rather than providing seniors with the care and compassion one would expect, such “care” often takes the form of strong ...

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