Educational videos

Explore this section to view Commission videos for caring for cognitive impairment, relevant launches and our campaign webinars.

Clinician experiences

Top tips for cognitive impairment champions from Ellie Newman

Ms Ellie Newman, the Coordinator for cognitive impairment at the Royal Perth Bentley Group, shares her top tips for cognitive impairment champions.

To watch the full interview, click here.

Delirium launch - Dr Carolyn Hullick

Dr Carolyn Hullick presents on the Emergency Department perspective at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s launch of the Delirium Clinical Care Standard in July 2016.

Recognising delirium in ED - a nurse's perspective

Ms Nelson provides a nursing perspective on recognising delirium in the Emergency Department.

Dementia and delirium – The general practitioner's perspective

Professor May provides a General Practitioner perspective on caring for patients with cognitive impairment.

Webinars

Improving the hospital environment for people with cognitive impairment: Webinar

This webinar explores a number of aspects of improving the hospital environment including environment design principles and putting these principles into practice.

The slides are available here.

Safer use of medicines for cognitive impairment: Webinar

This webinar covers key elements including medication reconciliation and review, appropriate prescribing and consumer involvement along with illustrating the importance of a team approach.

Slides available here. Supplementary video here.

Q&A on NSQHS Standards: Webinar for lead hospital cognitive champions

This webinar discusses the inclusion of cognitive impairment in NSQHS Standards and offered an opportunity for participants to consider their role as lead cognitive champions. Slides available here.

Webinar Special - Interview with delirium expert, Professor Inouye

Professor Sharon Inouye is interviewed by Associate Professor Gideon Caplan. They discuss the vital importance of addressing delirium in our health care system.

Working with people with cognitive impairment, carers and families: Webinar

This webinar will be of interest to anyone who would like to learn more about partnering with  people with cognitive impairment, their carers, support people and families. Slides available here.

All about caring for cognitive impairment: Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the campaign, its purpose and the benefits of joining.

Slides available here..

Commission launches

A Better Way to Care launch – Ms Christine Bryden

Author and advocate, Christine Bryden, shares her experiences as a person living with dementia at the launch of A Better Way to Care: Safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment in 2014.

A Better Way to Care launch – Mr Graeme Samuel AC

Mr Samuel launches A Better Way to Care: Safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment resources in 2014.

Caring for Cognitive Impairment launch – Panel discussion

Dr Swan interviews a panel at the campaign launch in January 2016.

Intro – Caring for Cognitive Impairment – Prof Villis Marshall

Professor Marshall launches the Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign in January 2016.

Caring for Cognitive Impairment – Ms Lynne Weir

Ms Weir presents the perspective of a general manager where small, positive changes at her hospital made a big difference, at the launch of the campaign in January 2016.

Caring for Cognitive Impairment – Prof Susan Kurrle

Professor Kurrle explains the importance of recognising cognitive impairment at the campaign launch in January 2016.

Implementing the Confused Hospital Older Persons (CHOPS) program

Greater staff awareness - Implementing the CHOPS program

We created greater staff awareness – extract from Ms van der Merwe’s interview.

Developing a resource to engage patients - Implementing the CHOPS program

We developed a resource to engage patients – extract from Ms Summers interview.

Managing delirium better - Implementing the CHOPS program

We can manage delirium better – extract from Ms Coyle’s interview.

What it has meant for me as a clinician - Implementing the CHOPS program

What it has meant for me as a clinician – extract from Ms Strahand’s interview.

Involving carers – TOP 5 - Implementing the CHOPS program

We involved carers through TOP 5 – Extract from Ms Bacorro’s interview.

Delirium is everybody’s business - Implementing the CHOPS program

Delirium is everybody’s business – extract from Ms Bacorro’s interview.

Consumer experiences

A Better Way to Care launch – Ms Christine Bryden

Author and advocate, Christine Bryden, shares her experiences as a person living with dementia at the launch of A Better Way to Care: Safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment in 2014.

Caring for Cognitive Impairment launch – Ms Imelda Gilmore

Ms Gilmore shares her experience of her husband’s hospital admissions at the campaign launch in January 2016.

Delirium launch - Q&A

Ms Scott questions presenters at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s launch of the Delirium Clinical Care Standard in July 2016.

Delirium launch - Ms Joan Jackman

Ms Jackman presents a consumer perspective at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s launch of the Delirium Clinical Care Standard in July 2016.