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Management of Delirium in Hospital: Development of a Metro South Occupational Therapy Learning Package

Project Status: 

This project aimed to develop an OT Delirium Management Learning Package, to be implemented in hospital Occupational Therapy departments across the Metro South Health and Hospital Service. 

This project involved the establishment of a Metro South Occupational Therapy Department Collaborative (MSOTDC) and a learning package being developed and implemented across Occupational Therapy departments in Metro South Health.  The MSOTDC project aims include:

  • Clarifying the OT role
  • Developing guidelines for clinical use
  • Reviewing the literature
  • Conducting OT department staff surveys
  • Completing education with OT departments
  • Developing resources.

What's next:

  • Staff survey of knowledge and skills pre and post implementation of package
  • Resources - patient and carer brochures
  • MSOTDC to be a contact point for questions across Metro South HHS.
Lead Service / Stream: 
Delirium, OT, Education Package
Last updated 18 November 2019