This course is only available to UNISON members.


This half day introductory course is for all staff working in Health and Social Care including nurses, AHP, Health Care Assistants. Delirium is a deterioration in mental functioning, which is triggered by an acute illness of the body or the brain, intoxication or drug abuse. Delirium creates problems for health care professionals because it is complex to diagnose and care for. Good management of delirium requires knowledge of mental status assessment and awareness of the medical and environmental factors that may be involved.

This course will look at what is and what is not delirium, impact of delirium, risk factors associated with delirium, prevention and assessment.

Tutor: Nichola Cullen

Tutor's organisation: Public Health Agency

Course Dates


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course is no longer available for applications.