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2019
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Safe and high-quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium in acute health services

2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This user guide outlines critical actions in the second edition of the NSQHS Standards that support safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium.

2019
Fact sheet or brochure

Clinicians can take action to reduce the risk of harm.

2016
Poster or graphic

Delirium is an acute disturbance of consciousness, attention and cognition that tends to fluctuate during the course of the day.

2016
Poster or graphic

Dementia causes progressive cognitive impairment, affecting memory, judgement, language and everyday tasks. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on patient experience, public health, patient safety, speaking up, medication safety, dementia, end of life care, attire, health information technology, surgical instruments and more.

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Patient Safety, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on bias in health care, Clostridium difficile/Clostridioides difficile, the National Hand Hygiene Initiative, dementia, medication reviews, patient and family engagement, intrapartem care, reporting safety concerns, antimicrobial stewardship and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Patient Experience Journal and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).