Australasian Delirium Association


The Australasian Delirium Association was formed by health professionals from multidisciplinary backgrounds who recognised the need to bring together scientific evidence to improve clinical practice around delirium across a diverse range of specialties.

Important announcement

Great news - Due to an increase in requests for membership the ADA site requires  an upgrade. 

Unfortunately new membership will be unavailable until this is upgrade is completed.

Members who joined ADA as part of the DECLARED 2016 Conference will be advised by email about a process to set a password in the near future.

During this transition period the ADA site continues to be available for public viewing.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Thanks for your patience

ADA Committee


 2016 ADA Conference

14th and 15th July, 2016

The ADA Committee would like to thank - 

Our Conference partners 

International speakers

Australian speakers

Poster presenters

Workshop presenters 

Tweeters 

All those who attended DECLARED 2016

for contributing to an outstanding DECLARED 2016 and we look forward to seeing you all in Melbourne in August in 2 years time for DECLARED 2018 


ADA Committee: Back row - Eamonn Eeles, Judy McCrow, John Death, Janine Masso, 

Front row - Liza Lau, Victoria Clague, Mary Britton, Gideon Caplan, Kelli Flowers, Annmarie Hosie

Not in the picture - Liz Merson & Jenny Day


Above: Congratulations to Lucy Haggstrom winner of best platform presentation Award presented by President of ADA Gideon Caplan


Above: Annmarie Hosie and Meera Agar.  Annmarie was joint winner of the Best Platform Presentation (nursing / allied health), The equal winner was Miriam Coyle. 


Mohammed Mohammed winner of Best Poster Presentation Award, presented by Gideon Caplan

More DECLARED 2016 Conference photos will be included on the Conference Page in coming days


What's new

Announcing ADA Scholarship 2016

Submissions are invited for an amount of $5000.00.  This scholarship will be awarded to support original research into delirium within Australia.  Submissions of up to two (2) pages to explain the research and how the scholarship money will be spent. 

Submissions by email to: admin@delirium.org.au with 'ADA Scholarship' in the subject line. 

Closing date: 31st August 2016

Winner will be announced: 30th September  2016

Announced on the ADA Website delirium.org.au

Winner will be notified by email.



Caring for Cognitive Impairment

Join the campaign 

From 28th January 2016

Commit to caring for cognitive impairment 



News form the RACP

The RACP has joined the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care national campaign to improve the prevention, recognition, and treatment of delirium, and to provide high-quality care for people with cognitive impairment in hospitals. The RACP is committed to raising awareness of the impacts of cognitive impairment, and working proactively to promote best possible care.




Congratulations to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare on the launch of the Australian Delirium Clinical Care Standards on the 15th July 2016


 The Standards are available via the link below.


Delirium Clinical Care Standard



European Delirium 


Association 2016 Meeting


3rd & 4th November 2016

European Delirium Association - 

to be held in  Vilamoura, Portugal  

For further information use the link below:

http://cerebroemente.pt/eda2016portugal/



idelirium  

A unified voice for advancing delirium science across the world

We would like to introduce idelirium a new initiative that comprises a federation of 3 Delirium Societies.  Together the societies aim to combine forces to advance international delirium science.

http://www.idelirium.org/


The Dementia Care, Competency and Training Network  is an interactive website  that delivers online dementia training as well as providing ongoing resources, research updates and support to clinicians working in rural and remote locations.
Please use the link below:


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