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Nurs Older People. 2010 May;22(4):16-21.

An intervention to reduce delirium in care homes.

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University of Leeds.


This article describes delirium and explains why its prevention is important. An enhanced educational package that was developed with care home staff to prevent delirium is outlined. The challenges and successes of the project are highlighted. Case studies and resources to enable healthcare workers to learn about delirium and take action to prevent it are provided.

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