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 Team at University of Utah: Commitment and Depth

The HELP team at the University of Utah Center of Excellence consistently guides the path as an example for other HELP sites around the world. Their program, started in 2010, covers 7 acute care units

DEL-B: Instruments to Measure Delirium Burden in Patients and Caregivers

Dr. Sharon K. Inouye and co-researchers on the BASIL study have developed two new instruments to measure the burden of an acute episode of delirium on adult patients and their family caregivers,

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