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?