Prescribing psychotropic medications in residential aged care facilities.

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Name: The Medical journal of Australia
ISSN: 1326-5377


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Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.

The practice of prescribing medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.

Non-residential facilities that are designed to provide care and companionship for seniors who need assistance or supervision during the day.

Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.

Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.

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