Association Between Long-Term Care Facility Staffing Levels and Antipsychotic Use in US Long-Term Care Facilities

August 1, 2022

Inappropriate use of antipsychotics is an indicator of quality of care in long-term care (LTC) facilities. There is evidence to suggest that staffing levels in LTC may be associated with the rates of inappropriate antipsychotic use. This study sought to examine the association between staffing and antipsychotic prescribing in LTC facilities.