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Cognitive impairment: Actions for clinicians fact sheet

Clinicians can take action to reduce the risk of harm.


Cognitive impairment: Actions for clinicians fact sheet

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In recognition of cognitive impairment as an important safety and quality issue, the Commission has included actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards and has released the Delirium Clinical Care Standard.

The steps and the pathway in this fact sheet are described in more detail in:

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