CHA News Article

CDPH Issues AFL on Dementia, Antipsychotic Drug Use in SNFs

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued an All Facility Letter (AFL) on a national initiative and statewide campaign to improve care for individuals with dementia and reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in skilled-nursing facilities. Participants — including providers, advocates, physicians and government agencies, as well as CHA — will work in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and CDPH. For more information, see attached AFL.