Delirium – A New Quality Standard for an Important Health Concern

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Event Date: March 17, 2021

Date and Time: March 17, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Target Audience:

  • Health care providers working with older adults


  • Recognize delirium and understand its significance in COVID-19 infection and other situations
  • Learn about the new Delirium quality standard and related resources, as well as where to accessthem
  • Identify the resources available to support individuals (and family members) who are at risk fordelirium or who are experiencing symptoms of delirium


  • Barbara Liu, MD, FRCPC, Executive Director of the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto;Geriatrician, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Professor and Geriatric Division Director,Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto; Co-Chair, Delirium QualityStandard Advisory Committee
  • Nicole Lafrenière-Davis, Lived Experience Advisor, Quality Standard Advisory Committee

Moderated by:

  • Kelly Kay, MA, PhD(c), Executive Director, Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario

Download presentation materials here

Links to the new Delirium Quality Standard (En) (Fr)


Additional Resources

Article by Dr. Sharon Inouye: The Importance of Delirium and Delirium Prevention in Older Adults During Lockdowns

Link to Tools for Implementation