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Search below for the quality standard; the guide for patients; slides to help share why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.

Quality Standard

Know what quality care looks like, based on evidence and expert consensus

The quality standards cover for Delirium

Patient Guide

Patients: know what to ask for in your care

Patient guide cover for Delirium

Quality Standard Placemat

A quick-reference tool for clinicians that summarizes the quality standard and includes links to helpful resources and tools

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Getting Started Tools to Support Health Care Professionals

A Guide for putting quality standards into practice (for best results view on Adobe Reader)

An Action Plan Template

On Quorum; a List of Tools and Resources to embed into practice

Getting Started Guide

Case for Improvement (slide deck)

Share why this standard was created and the data behind it, to get the support you need to put it into practice

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Measurement Guide

See the technical specifications for the indicators within the quality standard

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