Delirium

How to prevent and support Delirium in an Older Adult in hospital or a care home, when you can't visit in person

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There may be times when you can't visist an older family member or friend in the hospital or a care home because of distance, a contagious disease or outbreak.  Your presence in their life is still very important, even if you cant' be with them in person.  In addition to information that the care team has shared about delirium these tips can help when you visist by phone or video call.

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Delirium
Contributed by: Delirium
Authored by: Regional Geriatric Programme Toronto
Licence: More information on licences
Last updated: 29 December 2020
First contributed: 22 September 2020
Audience access level: Full user

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