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.
2016 ADA Conference
14th and 15th July, 2016
The ADA Committee would like to thank -
Our Conference partners
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
Surgery and Cognition
On June 21, 2016, the USA organisations the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and the Brain Dysfunction Discussion Group partnered to convene Surgery and Cognition: Delirium, Cognitive Decline, and Opportunities to Protect the Brain. At this meeting, leading scientists and physicians discussed the challenges and opportunities to creating biomarkers and therapeutics for patients who are vulnerable to delirium, cognitive decline, and dementia following surgery.
The link below provides more information
ADA Scholarship 2016
Thanks to all researchers who submitted an application for the inaugural ADA Research Scholarship.
The entries were all of very high quality and were judged by a sub committee of the ADA.
Congratulations to the winner:
Dr Andrew Milne
for his research
'The use of intranasal insulin as a treatment for delirium'.
Dr Milne will receive a grant of $5000 to support his research and he is invited to present his progress at the next DECLARED ADA Conference in Melbourne in August 2018.
It is very exciting to see the calibre of Australian delirium research and the Committee congratulates all the applicants.
All applicants will be formally notified by email.
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.
Association 2016 Meeting
3rd & 4th November 2016
European Delirium Association -
to be held in Vilamoura, Portugal
For further information use the link below:
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: