Dementia and use of psychotropic medication in non 'Elderly Mentally Infirm' nursing homes in South East England

MacDonald, A.J.D. and Carpenter, G.I. and Box, O. and Roberts, A. and Sahu, S. (2002) Dementia and use of psychotropic medication in non 'Elderly Mentally Infirm' nursing homes in South East England. Age and Ageing, 31 (1). pp. 58-64. ISSN 0002-0729 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Background: there is concern about inappropriate use of psychotropic medication in nursing homes in the UK. Older people with advance dementia, who might need such medication, are supposed to be admitted to specialist 'Elderly Mentally Infirm' homes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: psychotropic medication, nursing homes, dementia, elderly care, elderly mentally infirm
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Paula Loader
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2008 22:57
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2010 11:16
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8067 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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