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Delirium: Implementing the New NICE Quality Standard

Tuesday 9 December 2014
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Delirium: Implementing the New NICE Quality Standard

This event has now past, but there may well be news on the event including presentations and quotes from the day at our News pages here, a full list of our forthcoming events is available here.

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On July 24th 2014, NICE published the New Quality Standard for Delirium to assist health and social care drive-up the quality of delirium management in hospital and care home settings. The standards cover: assessment; prevention; use of antipsychotic medication; communicating the diagnosis; information and support to those who have delirium and their carers. This timely conference will focus on the new Quality Standard and how to implement the standard in practice in your service.

The conference aims, through policy updates, case studies and extended sessions to share best evidence and good practice in the assessment and management delirium.

“Delirium is probably the commonest complication of hospitalisation in older people and has a high prevalence in those in long-term care.”
Dr Duncan Forsyth   Consultant Geriatrician  Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  & Member Delirium Guideline Development Group National Institute of Health  and Care  Excellence (NICE)

Further information is available on the NICE website.

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