In conversation with community colleagues

We’ve been in conversation with community colleagues who have been involved in either piloting or implementing the community delirium toolkit. Click on the links below to watch the films:

  • Stockport launch of the Greater Manchester Community Delirium Toolkit in June 2022. Stockport locality are trailblazers as they launch implementing the Greater Manchester Community Delirium Toolkit across a number of services and teams. Emma Vardy and Helen Pratt’s recording highlights the great work that has taken place in Stockport, including a huge thank you for all the time and effort that has gone in to getting so many services and teams ready for the launch in June
  • In conversation with Sara Harris, Community Paramedic with the North West Ambulance Service. Sara has been undertaking a project to improve the use of the screening of delirium, using the 4AT
  • In conversation with Emma Davies from the Bolton Admission Avoidance Team
  • In conversation with Caroline Harvey from the Trafford Community Enhanced Care Service
  • In conversation with Dr Emma Vardy, Consultant Geriatrician/Clinical Dementia Lead Salford ICO (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust) who discuss the community delirium toolkit. Their conversation covers: What delirium is and why it is important to detect it; How we developed the community delirium toolkit; All the key documents and how to use them; Some results from the piloting of the toolkit

We also have a podcast where Dr Emma Vardy Geriatrician and Dr Helen Martin GP  talk about the importance of picking delirium up early and treating the causes, as it can make a world of difference to patients and families. Find out more