LTC Use of Antipsychotics in Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) Discussion Guide

effectivepractice.org/academicdetailingUse of Antipsychotics in Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) Discussion GuideLong-Term Care (LTC) 2nd EditionIdentify BPSD Symptom Clusters1, 2This tool is designed to help providers understand, assess, and manage residents in LTC homes with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (responsive behaviours), with a focus on antipsychotic medications. It was developed as part of Centre for Effective Practices Academic Detailing Service for LTC homes. This tool integrates best-practice evidence with clinical experience, and makes reference to relevant existing tools and services wherever possible.