Hospital Elder Life Program

Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) for Prevention of Delirium

A comprehensive patient-care program that ensures optimal care for older adults in the hospital. HELP prevents delirium (a sudden state of confusion or change in mental state) and loss of functioning.

MyHelp Online

Register now to view materials available to new or active HELP programs and be part of the international HELP community!


Delirium Instruments

Click here to gain access to delirium tools including the Confusion Assessment Method


Help University

Enroll now! Here you will complete interactive trainings on multiple HELP and delirium-related topics


The Latest from HELP

HELP: A Rewarding Experience for All

A dedicated HELP Volunteer donates $10,000 to Groves Memorial Hospital. See the attached article for information on this generous donation in addition to the rewarding experience that HELP provides

IAGG 2017 HELP Special Interest Group

There will be a HELP Special Interest Group meeting at IAGG on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 AM in the Marriott Marquis hotel, Room Pacific E. We are pleased to announce that four experienced HELP

Lancet article assesses effectivess of ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium

A Lancet article was recently published assessing the effectiveness of ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium in older adults.  The study found that a single subanesthetic dose of