Protect Your Parent From Delirium

Help a hospitalized loved one avoid delirium by following the HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program) suggestions. Delirium is an acute and fluctuating disorder of attention and cognition which appears can manifest itself differently in different people.  Factors that contribute to delirium in elderly patients are dehydration, immobility, sleep deprivation, hearing impairment or vision impairment and cognitive impairment. The HELP program is offered in over 200 hospitals in the United States but families can help their hospitalized relation by following the HELP guidelines.  For more information, follow our link to the article. How You Can Protect Your Parent From Delirium By Continue Reading