A guide for family members of an older adult living in a long-term care facility and for older adults who are preparing to move to a long-term care facility. It gives information about mental health issues that are common among residents of long-term care homes and suggests strategies to improve their quality of life. 17 pages.
"This clinical guideline describes methods of preventing, identifying, diagnosing and treating delirium. In particular, the guideline focuses on preventing delirium in people identified to be at risk, using a targeted, multicomponent, non‑pharmacological intervention that addresses a number of modifiable risk factors ('clinical factors')."
An adaptation of the National Guidelines for Seniors’ Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Delirium. Guideline is designed to guide the care of older adults with delirium at the end of life and their families across care settings. 68 Pages.
These best practice guidelines, designed for long term care provides evidence based recommendations in four key areas of senior's mental health: delirium, depression, mental health issues, suicide risk & prevention of suicide. 62 Pages.