Recognising and preventing delirium. A quick guide for care home managers

Delirium is a sudden change in a person’s mental state. It is a serious condition that is sometimes mistaken for dementia or, more rarely, depression. Unlike dementia, delirium develops quickly and is usually temporary.

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Top Tips for Care Homes
21st February 2018 | Source: Care Homes in Lincolnshire and St Barnabas Hospice

How to get the most out of a conversation with a health professional. This has been produced by Care Homes in Lincolnshire after conversations with St Barnabas Hospice.

10 top tips on death certification/procedures of an expected death (England only)
6th July 2016 | Source: Macmillan

10 tips for GPs on certifying death and the procedures thereafter from Macmillan. A very useful reference.

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