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.

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

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Delirium Instruments

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

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Help University

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

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The Latest from HELP

Use of an Expert Panel to Identify Domains and Indicators of Delirium Severity

This month, HELP's Dr. Sharon Inouye and her team through the BASIL Study Group has published a paper on the creation of delirium severity instruments. Delirium severity instruments, or tools that
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Dr. Sharon Inouye Discusses Delirium Prevention on GeriPal Podcast

A must-listen! New from GeriPal Podcast, an interview with HELP's founder Dr. Sharon Inouye. In it, they discuss Dr. Inouye's research career in delirium, how HELP works, and methods to prevent
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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
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