Schedule Your Free Consultation

Antipsychotic Use Soars at Ontario Nursing Homes

According to a recent article posted on thespec.com, Ontario nursing homes have been drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs. Not only is this morally wrong and illegal, but there have also been warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

An investigation revealed that long term care facilities often struggling with staffing shortages, have been providing risky drugs to calm and "restrain" wandering, agitated, and sometimes aggressive patients. With more than 40 homes across the province, roughly half the residents are on these antipsychotic drugs. To read the entire article click here.

Categories

Why Choose Our Firm?

  • Over 50 Years of Experience
  • Honest and Personalized Communication
  • Dedicated to Helping You Get Your Life Back
  • Committed to Our Community
  • Compassionate in Our Approach

An Experienced Team
You Can Trust

/

More Than A Case

Our Clients Are Our Priority
  • “When my frustrations with the process were heightened, my representative calmly explained how this type of litigation usually proceeds.”

    - Phil N.
  • “Kristin always kept us updated and advised us as to what our next steps should be.”

    - Dick K.

Contact Us

Schedule Your Free Consultation
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.