iDelirium Mission Statement
The impact of delirium affects patients regardless of country. As a result, solutions to delirium require broad thinking and strong advocacy. iDelirium fills this role by coordinating the message of delirium across the world’s professional delirium societies.
We seek to:
Advocate for delirium with a unified voice
Build an understanding of the global economic implications of delirium
Collaborate to advance delirium science
Develop international programming for delirium
Educate patients, caregivers, professionals, and policy makers about delirium
Mitigate the effects of delirium on the lives and independence of patients, families, and healthcare professionals.
World Delirium Awareness Day
An annual day of delirium recognition, education, and prevention through community engagement. Here are some actions you can take to #stopdelirium
Use the term ‘delirium’
Screen your patients for delirium
Start the conversation with leadership in a discussion of delirum
Hear patient and family stories about delirium
Are you at risk for delirium?
If you belong to one of the following groups you are at risk of developing delirium and should know the signs and necessary preventative measures.
There are no medications approved for the treatment of delirium.
Clinicians treat delirium by identifying and treating the underlying causes.