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

Save the Date!

The 16th Annual HELP Conference will take place on May 2nd, a pre-conference day at the American Geriatrics Society 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, in Orlando, FL. Registration details and agenda

Effect of HELP on Risk of Readmission

An article recently published in JAGS and co-authored by Dr. Sharon Inouye reports that HELP is associated with lower risk of 30-day hospital readmission after discharge.      

Why is No One Talking about Hospital-Acquired Delirium?

Article in The Walrus Magazine on hospital-acquired delirium and the importance of prevention, including HELP.