Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Misusing Psychotropic Drugs On Patients

Illinois nursing home residents are routinely given psychotropic drugs such as anti psychotics, anti-anxiety and antidepressants to control their behavior’ even when they aren’t needed, according to a recent investigation by the Chicago Tribune. In fact, it reports that there have been 1,200 violations of improper administration of drugs in the past eight years affecting almost 3,000 residents. So, what can you do if this happens to your loved one?

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