PPP069: Best practice use of antipsychotics in aged care with Juanita Westbury

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.

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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

PPP068 - Two Quality Projects with Dr Simone Taylor and Amy McRae

PPP068 - Two Quality Projects with Dr Simone Taylor and Amy McRae