Work with pharmacists, primary, community, and secondary care providers to improve prescribing of anti-dementia drugs and antipsychotics.
DRIVER: Appropriate prescribing of anti-dementia drugs
|Audit prescribing of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. Check for:|
DRIVER: Appropriate prescribing of antipsychotics
|Audit prescribing of antipsychotics of adults. Check for:|
|Review regularly general practice patients living in care homes who have been prescribed antipsychotics.|
|Consider training needs of care home staff in the management of behavioural symptoms.|
|Engage with care home management and pharmacy leads to address this, where appropriate.|