World Alzheimer Report, New American Psychiatric Association Statement Show Need for Different Kind of Alzheimer’s Care

World Alzheimer Report and insight from American Psychiatric Association Illustrate Need for Ecumen Awakenings-type care approaches.

Findings from the World Alzheimer Report and insight from the American Psychiatric Association illustrate how physicians and care team members need to partner to create an integrated care approach that reduces the unnecessary use of antipsychotic medications for people who do not have a diagnosis of psychosis.  Ecumen Awakenings is one approach that is helping reduce the use of antipsychotic medication in dementia care.