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

The HELP Google Group: A Valuable Resource for HELP Sites

Do you have questions about how to obtain long-term funding for your HELP site? How to maintain adherence to HELP protocols? Liability for volunteers walking with patients and promoting early

A Must-Read HELP Research Update: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on HELP’s Effectiveness

New research from first author Dr. Tammy Hshieh and HELP's own Dr. Sharon Inouye and Sarah Gartaganis has recently been published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. This systematic

HELP Conference 2019!

Register today for the annual HELP Conference! See attached brochure for information on this fabulous event or click here to register and view the full program. This is a fantastic way to learn about