A panel of medical and legal experts focus on the over-medication of dementia residents in assisted living and strategies to change this disturbing pattern of care. Learn about approach vs. medication interventions and advocacy models using informed consent. Recent publications outline the efforts to stop the misuse of psychoactive drugs to chemically restrain resident and replace drugging with individualized care. Through education and advocacy, you will be equipped to further the end of a harmful practice.
Dr. Anya Gill (Aleksandra Parpura-Gill , MD, PhD) Director of Operations AXIS Healthcare Group, Washington, DC. Approach vs. Medication – Direct Care Strategies and Interventions
Tony Chicotel (Staff Attorney) CANHR, San Francisco, CA. Advocacy Forum – Informed Consent – The Basis for Care Decisions
Psych Drugs and Informed Consent for AL Residents — by Anthony Chicotel
Behavioral Approach vs Medication: Care for Person with Dementia — by Aleksandra Parpura-Gill