Audit raises concerns about use of antipsychotic drugs at home for vets

May 2, 2013
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Home in Grand Rapids hasn't had an on-site psychiatrist since 2011

Source: Freep

LANSING - Residents at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans are given antipsychotic drugs at a far higher rate than residents of Michigan nursing homes, yet the home has no staff psychiatrist, according to a state audit released today. The report by Auditor General Thomas McTavish says 40.9% of the home's 509 residents were given antipsychotic drugs.

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