This webinar will provide an overview of delirium and how family members and caregivers can support people with delirium.
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About this event
In partnership with Ontario Health, this webinar provides an overview of delirium and how family members and caregivers can support people with or at risk for delirium. You will learn how to help prevent delirium, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of delirium, and ways to support your family member’s care. We will hear from a clinician and people with lived experience, and examine various useful tools and resources for caregivers. The Ontario Caregiver Organization will moderate a question-and-answer session at the end of the webinar.
After the webinar, participants will be able to:
-Understand delirium and the typical ways it presents
-Identify the causes of delirium and take steps to prevent it
-Take action if delirium occurs
-Support and care for a person who is experiencing symptoms of delirium
-Communicate effectively with health care providers about the signs and symptoms of delirium
Deborah Brown, Nurse Practitioner, Senior Friendly Strategy, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; member, Delirium Quality Standard Advisory Committee member
Angela Golding, who has lived the impact of delirium for many years while caring for her mother.
Kathy Smith, who was a caregiver for her husband who experienced delirium while he was in the intensive care unit following cardiac and vascular surgeries with long exposures to anesthesia.
Lisa Comeau, who has cared for her mother, who manifested several signs and symptoms of delirium in numerous care settings
Please note that this presentation is available in English only.For any difficulty with registration or any other questions, please contact us at aW5mbyB8IG9udGFyaW9jYXJlZ2l2ZXIgISBjYQ==
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