CANHR Submits 29 Page Letter to CMS About Misuse of Antipsychotics

As part of its comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) first major overhaul of federal nursing home regulations in 25 years, CANHR has submitted a letter extensively reviewing the state of dementia care in nursing homes and criticizing the government’s enforcement efforts to stop the inappropriate use of antipsychotic drugs to chemically restrain residents.

Read CANHR’s letter by clicking here.


About achicotel

Anthony Chicotel is a staff attorney for CANHR. His areas of expertise include the rights of long-term care residents, nursing home litigation, health care decision-making, and conservatorships.
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