Media Release - Delirium care standard recognises value of family and carer support
On 9 September 2021, the Commission released the updated Delirium Clinical Care Standard (2021).
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With one in four older medical patients affected, an updated national clinical care standard to improve care for people at risk of delirium – a serious and often preventable condition – has been applauded by healthcare professionals.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sharpened the focus on delirium for hospitalised patients, their families, carers and healthcare professionals.