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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Recognising and preventing delirium. A quick guide for care home managers
22nd May 2018 | Source: NICE and SCIE

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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22nd May 2018 | Source: SPICT

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