PPP069: Best practice use of antipsychotics in aged care with Juanita Westbury
Dan and Kristin spoke to Dr Juanita Westbury, Senior Lecturer with the Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre at the University of Tasmania about the best practice use of antipsychotics in aged care.
We spoke to Juanita about:
The roles for pharmacists in aged care facilities
Common issues with medicines use in aged care facilities
Complexities around the term “chemical restraint”
Best practice for the management of behavioural symptoms of dementia
You can read more about Juanita’s work here