Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Screening for Delirium, Dementia and Depression in the Older Adult

Project / Initiative: 
Long-Term Care Best Practices Program
Type of Guideline: 
Clinical
Status: 
Published
Publish Date: 
2003
About this Guideline:

This guideline focuses on:
(1) Practice recommendations: directed at the nurse to guide practice regarding assessment and screening for delirium, dementia and depression in older adults
(2) Education recommendations: directed at educational institutions and organizations in which nurses work to support its implementation
(3) Organization and policy recommendations: directed at practice settings and the environment to facilitate nurses’ practice
(4) Evaluation and monitoring indicators.

Supplement: 2010

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