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 Spring Newsletter from the University of Utah Center of Excellence!

The team at the University of Utah HELP Center of Excellence, led by Elder Life Specialist Nancy Joyce, has released their spring 2018 newsletter. They have included some great updates on their HELP

Dr. Sharon Inouye Discusses Delirium Prevention in Podcast Interview

HELP's own Dr. Sharon Inouye was featured this week on "Better Health While Aging," a podcast hosted by Dr. Leslie Kernisan. In the interview, they discuss common symptoms and causes of delirium,

Participants Needed for Research in the Del-COrS Study

The "Development of Core Outcome Sets for Effectiveness Trials of Interventions to Prevent and/or Treat Delirium" (Del-COrS) study aims to develop an international consensus on a main set out of