Scottish review highlights a range of concerns


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Care homes across Scotland need to significantly improve the care they offer to people living with dementia, according to a joint report – Remember, I’m Still Me – by the Care Commission and the Mental Welfare Commission.

The report highlights a range of concerns, most notably the excessive use of drugs used to control behaviour and the lack of regular medication reviews.

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