CASPER 2016 data

CASPER is Certification And Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting. It is the data collected by surveyors during the nursing homes annual certification inspection.

New York State had 56.9% of the residents on a psychoactive medication. The following is the breakdown by category:

  • Antipsychotic 19.4%
  • Antianxiety 14%
  • Antidepressant 41.5%
  • Hypnotic 3%

In comparison to 2015 all categories decreased except for Antidepressant . To see the entire 2016 report by state click here . How does your facility compare to the rest of the state?

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