Measure calls for elder-care faciliti...

Measure calls for elder-care facilities to obtain consent for psychotropic prescriptions

There are 3 comments on the Sentinel & Enterprise story from May 30, 2014, titled Measure calls for elder-care facilities to obtain consent for psychotropic prescriptions. In it, Sentinel & Enterprise reports that:

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Massachusetts would be required to receive informed written consent from a patient's family, guardian or health-care proxy if doctors prescribe psychotropic medications to a patient, under an amendment added to the Senate budget last week.

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Lake Butler, FL

#1 May 31, 2014
The law should be enacted in every state.

There is a hidden danger lurking in allowing the Mental Health Industry to mind drug any person including the elderly in the society.

Psychologist should not be able to prescribe mind drugs.

Lake Butler, FL

#2 Jun 1, 2014
Do away with the traditional pain medication and give the elderly, disabled or pain ridden the mind drug cymbalta or lyrica as a addictive alternative to increase pharmacutical mental health profits and change to course of elections right under the nose of the democrats.

Lake Butler, FL

#3 Jun 1, 2014
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