Tag Archives: Dementia

drugging seniors in “long term care” – Ontario


Toronto Star again, this time shining a light on the prevalence of using potentially deadly drugs to restrain  seniors in care homes. “Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that … Continue reading

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Antipsychotics death risk charted in dementia patients


A report from BBC News website below, on the extent of antopsychotic use in patients with dementia and additional deaths that result from the practice  – and NEW chance to take part in our first reader poll… ____________________________________________________________________ Reader’s  Poll: Antipsychotics … Continue reading

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