Learn how to distinguish between delirium and dementia and how to respond effectively to both. Dementia is a significant risk factor for the development of delirium. Consequently, delirium in a person with dementia is a common problem that may have life-threatening complications, especially if unrecognized and untreated. In this session, learn about tools that can help recognize delirium in a person with dementia, strategies for providing care and treatment options for delirium co-occurring with dementia.
Presented by: Philip St. John, MD, MPH, FRCPC, CCFP, Professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Sponsored by All Seniors Care