Physician Package- Tool Developed Under The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes has released a Physician Package tool. In this package:

  • Tool/Forms
    • Multidisciplinary Medication Management Committee Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Assessment
    • Antipsychotic Medication Reference
    • Antipsychotic Reduction Form
    • Evidence-Based Treatment of Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
    • Example Letter to Physicians Explaining Behavioral Health Initiative
  • Clinical Practice Guides
    • A Guide To The Management Of Psychotic Disorders and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia In Older Adults
    • Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine: Excerpt from AMDA Dementia Clinical Practice Guideline
    • Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults
    • A Guide to Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Information for Families
    • Get the Facts about Anitpsychotic Drugs and Dementia Care
  • Data
    • Antipsychotic Medication Quality Measure Description and Specifications
    • How to Access Your Nursing Home's Data
  • Evidence-Based Research/Background
    • A Perspective on CMS's Antipsychotic Reduction Initiative
    • Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotic: An Update
    • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

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