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Table 2 Sedative load for residential care home residents with dementia

From: Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes

  Number of residents with sedative load at each time point    
  Care Home 1 Care Home 2 Care Home 3 Care Home 4 Care Home 5 Care Home 6 Total (%)
Sedative Load BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3 BL TP 2 TP 3
0 8 6 4 3 4 7 5 5 6 6 4 5 12 10 7 4 1 1 38 (33.0) 30 (26.8) 30 (28.5)
1 8 7 8 11 9 7 5 4 4 5 6 5 8 9 9 4 7 5 41 (35.7) 42 (37.5) 38 (36.2)
2 1 3 3 1 3 1 1 2 0 9 9 9 8 5 5 2 2 4 22 (19.1) 24 (21.4) 22 (21.0)
3 2 3 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 11 (9.6) 12 (10.7) 10 (9.5)
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 (0.9) 3 (2.7) 3 (2.9)
5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (0.9) 1 (0.9) 2 (1.9)
6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (0.9) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 20 20 19 17 17 16 14 14 14 22 22 21 30 27 25 12 12 10 115 (100.0) 112 (100.0) 105 (100.0)
  1. BL - baseline, TP - time point