ADA reflects on

World Delirium Day 2017

The inaugural World Delirium Day aims to raise delirium awareness and inspire positive action among health professionals and the community in general. 

By increased awareness of delirium we will help to improve rates of diagnosis and thus improve access to treatment. This will also help people with delirium and their families have better information. 

Three steps to being aware on March 15, 2017: 

 Individually: Increase  your delirium knowledge 

 Locally: Fly the flag in your local healthcare environment and get people thinking and talking about delirium.

 Globally: Connect with other delirium knowledge champions on the iDelirium web and social media sites.

#WDD2017 and #Iamdeliriumaware 

Some WDD Day activities:

Robert Welschinger, Gideon Caplan Jarrett Pereira and Janine Masso sharing delirium information on WDD in Sydney

Mary Britton and colleague celebrating Melbourne WDD

Melbourne colleagues sharing delirium awareness on WDD

WDD Caped Delirium Crusaders

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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:

The Dementia Care Competency

 and Training Network

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