A comprehensive psychiatric evaluation to determine the proper CMS-approved diagnosis and review appropriateness of all medications.
Consistent resident visits focusing on improving emotional and behavioral functioning while utilizing the minimum amount of medications necessary to manage symptoms and conditions.
Quarterly Treatment Plan Reviews
Collaborating with your interdisciplinary team reviewing pharmacy reports and treatment plans to review medications, behavioral issues, and provide Gradual Dose Reductions (GDR) where appropriate.
Address any pharmacy recommendations for medication adjustments, polypharmacy, duplication or reductions of medications, while providing survey-driven documentation.
Gradual Dose Reduction Tracking
All reductions, whether successful or failed, are tracked and reported to avoid survey citations and F-Tag’s.
- Currently on Antipsychotic, Antidepressant, Antianxiety, Mood Stabilizers, Stimulants, Hypnotic or any psychotropic medication
- Mood problems: depression, anxiety, withdrawal, delusions, hallucinations, paranoia
- Behavior problems: sexually inappropriate behavior, physical/verbal aggression, wandering, hoarding
- Suicidal thoughts or statements