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

Mobility Change Package and Toolkit

When older adults are hospitalized, there is an inherent tension between preventing falls and promoting mobility. It is well-documented that patient immobility in the hospital contributes to

World Delirium Awareness Day! #WDAD2018

March 14 is World Delirium Awareness Day - an international call to spread awareness, improve care, and prevent delirium! You can learn more about #WDAD2018 by heading over to

What to STOP Doing to START Improving Fall Injuries

The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), through their two-year Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) contract through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, has created