Association between long-term care facility staffing levels and antipsychotic use in US long-term care facilities

Published: August 1, 2022
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This study sought to examine the association between staffing and antipsychotic prescribing in LTC facilities.

These findings provide support for policy-based interventions to decrease antipsychotic use in LTC facilities by improving staffing skill mix and staffing levels. The results may also inform nursing staff education and training on antipsychotic prescribing practices

Chappell, Victoria, et al. “Association Between Long-Term Care Facility Staffing Levels and Antipsychotic Use in US Long-Term Care Facilities.” Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2022. Crossref,