Ontario Health Delirium Quality Standard – An Overview

Join Lived Experience Advisor, Nicole Lafrenière-Davis and Dr. Barbara Liu, Geriatrician and Co-Chair of the Delirium Quality Standard Advisory Committee, for an engaging overview of the new Ontario Health Delirium Quality Standard. Moderated by Kelly Kay, of PGLO who partnered in the development of this standard, this one-hour session will help participants to:

  • 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 access them
  • Identify the resources available to support individuals (and family members) who are at risk for delirium or who are experiencing symptoms of delirium

View the video here

Download presentation materials here

View the Delirium Quality Standards here (English)  (French

View a summary placement of the Delirium Quality Standard here


  • 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

Additional Resources

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

Link to Tools for Implementation

Link to Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto Delirium Toolkit