The Australasian Delirium Association (ADA) is committed to
advancing research and knowledge about delirium. Our purpose is to improve the
care, health and outcomes of people at risk of, with, or
recovering from delirium. We aim to promote better understanding of delirium
through leadership, education, support, resources, research and
Our areas of interest
The ADA was formed by a group of passionate advocates from multidisciplinary backgrounds.
We want to bring together available scientific evidence for best practice, and
concentrate disparate efforts.
We want to
learn more about delirium from all perspectives, including: prevention, causes,
early identification, accurate diagnosis, management and impact on people affected by it. Most importantly, we must facilitate translation
from evidence into real-world practice.
activities will spread greater awareness of delirium both within the medical
arena and the public, and help to lift the standards of delirium care in all
settings: hospital, aged care, or community.
Regular meetings are held every two years, and we invite all health
care professionals with an interest in delirium to attend. The 2016 meeting will be in
Sydney, allowing investigators and health care professionals the opportunity for peer
review and networking.
The ADA website is a collaborative forum for sharing local practice
guidelines, research in progress updates, information for patients and their
carers, resources for health care staff and links to other relevant sites. If you have material that
you wish to post, please contact us at:firstname.lastname@example.org
We liaise with the European Delirium Association and American Delirium
Society, promote their regular conference meetings, and welcome their members
to our meetings.
Health care professionals may sign up to receive free email newsletters
of upcoming events, special announcements, or journal article reviews.