Delirium

Preventing and managing delirium is a national priority which is supported by the NICE Quality Standards.

Latest guidance for hospitals can be found at https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Dementia-Standard-Contract-Indicator-2018-19-Guidance-v1.0.pdf

The network is also very supportive of the #icanpreventdelirium collaboration of local organisations and their work. You can learn more about it via this YouTube video www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPfZgBmcQB8

And the full suite of resources can be found at http://stocktoninformationdirectory.org/kb5/stockton/directory/service.page?id=rxgBkmooVBE&adultchannel=0

Other useful links

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/problemsanddisorders/delirium.aspx

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20029/daily_living/370/delirium

Delirium curriculum for acute hospital staff: http://www.necn.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Delirium-curriculum-for-acute-hospital-staff-v4.0-final.pdf