This report was designed to support the efforts of those who work on research programs and policies to reduce seniors' falls and fall-related injuries. It presents a comprehensive analysis of national data for Canadians age 65+ on fall injuries and deaths, as well as evidence on risk factors and best practices for the prevention of injuries to seniors living in both community and institutional settings. 65 Pages.
This toolkit provides staff in long-term care with the background information and associated tools necessary to prevent, assess and manage falls and injuries in a long-term care setting. It is a companion resource to the Preventing Falls and Injuries in Long-Term Care Resource Manual. 39 Pages.
"This clinical guideline describes methods of preventing, identifying, diagnosing and treating delirium. In particular, the guideline focuses on preventing delirium in people identified to be at risk, using a targeted, multicomponent, non‑pharmacological intervention that addresses a number of modifiable risk factors ('clinical factors')."
An adaptation of the National Guidelines for Seniors’ Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Delirium. Guideline is designed to guide the care of older adults with delirium at the end of life and their families across care settings. 68 Pages.
These best practice guidelines, designed for long term care provides evidence based recommendations in four key areas of senior's mental health: delirium, depression, mental health issues, suicide risk & prevention of suicide. 62 Pages.
In this section you will find an overview of key messages related to Delirium; information related to diagnosis, prevention, screening and common causes and assessment and management of delirium in older adults.