Australasian Delirium Association

The Australasian Delirium Association was formed by health professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds who recognised the need to bring together scientific evidence to improve clinical practice around delirium across a diverse range of specialties.

 2016 ADA Conference

14th and 15th July, 2016

The ADA Committee would like to thank - 

Our Conference partners 

International speakers

Australian speakers

Poster presenters

Workshop presenters 


All those who attended DECLARED 2016

for contributing to an outstanding DECLARED 2016 and we look forward to seeing you all in Melbourne in August in 2 years time for DECLARED 2018 

ADA Committee: Back row - Eamonn Eeles, Judy McCrow, John Death, Janine Masso, 

Front row - Liza Lau, Victoria Clague, Mary Britton, Gideon Caplan, Kelli Flowers, Annmarie Hosie

Not in the picture - Liz Merson & Jenny Day

Above: Congratulations to Lucy Haggstrom winner of best platform presentation Award presented by President of ADA Gideon Caplan

Above: Annmarie Hosie and Meera Agar.  Annmarie was joint winner of the Best Platform Presentation (nursing / allied health), The equal winner was Miriam Coyle. 

Mohammed Mohammed winner of Best Poster Presentation Award, presented by Gideon Caplan

More DECLARED 2016 Conference photos will be included on the Conference Page in coming days

What's new

Announcing ADA Scholarship 2016

Submissions are invited for an amount of $5000.00.  This scholarship will be awarded to support original research into delirium within Australia.  Submissions of up to two (2) pages to explain the research and how the scholarship money will be spent. 

Submissions by email to: with 'ADA Scholarship' in the subject line. 

Closing date: 31st August 2016

Winner will be announced: 30th September  2016

Announced on the ADA Website

Winner will be notified by email.

European Delirium 

Association 2016 Meeting

3rd & 4th November 2016

European Delirium Association - 

to be held in  Vilamoura, Portugal  

Deadline for submission 

of abstracts 31st July 2016

For further information use the link below:

Congratulations to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare on the launch of the Australian Delirium Clinical Care Standards on the 15th July 2016

 The Standards are available via the link below.

Delirium Clinical Care Standard

Caring for Cognitive Impairment

Join the campaign 

From 28th January 2016

Commit to caring for cognitive impairment 


A unified voice for advancing delirium science across the world

We would like to introduce idelirium a new initiative that comprises a federation of 3 Delirium Societies.  Together the societies aim to combine forces to advance international delirium science.

The Dementia Care, Competency and Training Network  is an interactive website  that delivers online dementia training as well as providing ongoing resources, research updates and support to clinicians working in rural and remote locations.
Please use the link below:

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