Update from Advancing Excellence, March 2016 Newsletter

Updates on the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care
MLN Connects call schedule:
The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) approach join forces to deliver informative calls that are beneficial for a variety of audiences. Join the next call from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, April 28th.

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Trend Update
The Partnership quarterly update indicates that as of 2015Q3, there has been a decrease of 27 percent in the national prevalence of antipsychotic medication use in long-stay nursing home residents.