Delirium and dementia

Delirium and dementia

This program will help you to recognise symptoms of delirium, identify possible causes, promote recovery and develop prevention strategies for people living with dementia. Dementia increases the risk of developing delirium by approximately five-fold and if untreated can increase the risk of increased length of stay in hospital, further complications, cognitive and functional decline, and mortality.

This course is available in:
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Course duration:
3 hours
Suitable for:
Health professionals

Course description

Course Summary

This program will help you to recognise symptoms of delirium, identify possible causes, promote recovery and develop prevention strategies for
people living with dementia. Dementia increases the risk of developing delirium by approximately five-fold and if untreated can increase the risk of increased length of stay in hospital, further complications, cognitive and functional decline, and mortality.

You will gain knowledge in:
signs, symptoms, risks and causes of delirium
the relationship between delirium and dementia
helpful strategies to prevent and manage delirium

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au