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Psychotropic Medications and the Elderly

Current research is revealing a significant industry-wide problem with the usage of Psychotropic Medication in the elderly population, especially those living with Dementia. Psychotropic prescribing practices have been linked to a growing number of unnecessary health risks and elderly mortality cases.

Join us for this webinar focusing on the demand for RCFEs to reduce the use of Psychotropic Medications, and what providers can do address this need in their own communities.

  • Understand the current trends in Psychotropic usage
  • Effects and health risks among the elderly
  • Commonly prescribed Antipsychotics
  • Proposed industry solutions
  • Warnings and penalties for non-reduction in usage

About the Presenter:

name Mel Llapitan, MBA, MPM has worked in a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) since 1998. He holds a RCFE Administrator Certificate since 2000 and has worked with residents with all types of ailments including heart diseases, mental health diagnosis, dementia, etc.

nameGlenn Berry, MS, has over 44 years of experience in the Residential Care Industry and has been a senior instructor with Care and Compliance Group for more than 16 years. Glenn is our expert in regulations and compliance for providers in California.

nameSharon K. Brothers, MSW brings her years of experience in senior care services to her passion as the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education®. Sharon has an advanced degree in social work and leadership experience in multi-state assisted living corporations. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession.