In partnership with the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health, the Foundation is working with facilities across the Commonwealth to promote resident centered care and reduce the atypical use of anti-psychotic medications. Dr. Susan Wehry, Commissioner of the Dept. of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living in Vermont, designed the curriculum OASIS.
In collaboration with colleagues in academia, government and all sectors of health care, Mass Senior Care Foundation is tackling tough issues impacting the health and safety of older adults and people with disabilities.
Access resources to reduce the off label use of antipsychotics in nursing homes
Learn to improve medication management systems and reduce the incidence of medication errors.
Find out how the Coalition raises awareness among senior care providers and the public of the harmful impact of falls and the availability of successful prevention strategies.
Understand how the Foundation and others are reducing the risks associated with resident transfers.
View programs that are transforming nursing homes into resident-centered communities, ensuring that end-of-life wishes are respected, and preventing falls, the leading cause of death in people over the age of 65.
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