Options for local implementation

Options for local implementation

  • The risks and limited benefits of using low-dose antipsychotics for treating dementia in people who exhibit challenging behaviours are well recognised.

  • Review and, if appropriate, optimise prescribing of low-dose antipsychotics in people with dementia, in accordance with the NICE/Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) guideline on dementia and the NICE quality standard on dementia.