Presented by the Centre for Health Services Research and Queensland Dementia, Ageing, and Frailty Clinical Network

Delirium is a common and distressing complication for hospital inpatients and their families and carers. This presentation will describe contemporary research on patient and carer experiences of delirium, and their perceptions of the barriers and enablers to better delirium prevention and care in hospital.


Alison MudgeProfessor Alison Mudge

Professor Alison Mudge is a physician, educator, and health services researcher based at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. She has a passion for improving hospital care of older people, and she leads the Queensland state wide Eat Walk Engage delirium prevention program as well as multidisciplinary research group. She also serves on the steering committee for the Queensland Dementia, Ageing, and Frailty Network.

Karen Lee-SteereKaren Lee-Steere

Karen Lee-Steere is a Senior Occupational Therapist at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with extensive clinical experience in acute, rehabilitation, and mental health settings. She is a Program Manager with the Eat Walk Engage program, which includes facilitating the state wide Consumer Response Team, and she is completing her PhD studies focussed on the role of family carers in delirium prevention and care.

About Geriatric Medicine Seminar Series

Geriatric Medicine Seminar Series

UQ Centre for Health Services Research and the Queensland Dementia, Ageing, and Frailty Clinical Network present a seminar series featuring researchers from medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and psychology as well as biomedical engineering, health economics, data analytics, health informatics with a focus on ageing and geriatric medicine. 

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