Assessment & Treatment of Delirium

 The CCSMH National Guidelines for Seniors’ Mental Health:  the Assessment & Treatment of Delirium Development Group included the following members:


Laura Gage, MD, FRCPC
Director, Special Services, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences; Whitby, Ontario
Assistant Professor (Associate Faculty), Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario

David Hogan, MD, FACP, FRCPC
Professor and the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta

Group members:

Venera Bruto, PhD, C.Psych.
Neuropsychologist & Professional Practice Leader, Psychology Professional Practice, Research & Education, North York General Hospital
Assistant Professor (Associate Faculty), Dept. of Human Development & Applied Psychology, University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario

Deborah Burne, RN, BA (Psych), CPMHN(C)
Faculty, Sheridan College and Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning; Toronto, Ontario

Peter Chan, MD, FRCPC?
Geriatric and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist, Vancouver General Hospital
Clinical Professor, UBC Department of Psychiatry; Vancouver, British Columbia

Cheryl Sadowski, B.Sc.(Pharm), Pharm.D
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta


Martin Cole, MD, FRCP(C)
Geriatric Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, St. Mary’s Hospital; Montreal, Quebec

Susan Freter, MD, FRCPC
Geriatrician, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Halifax, Nova Scotia

Jane McKusker, MD, Dr. PH
Head, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and community Studies, St. Mary’s Hospital Centre
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University: Montreal, Quebec

Simone Powell, MPA
Senior Policy Analyst, Division of Aging and Seniors, Public Health Agency of Canada; Ottawa, Ontario

Esther Roberts
Caregiver, CCSMH Steering Committee Member; Calabogie, Ontario


Mary McDiarmid, MIST
Manager, Staff Library Services, Baycrest; Toronto, Ontario

Jennifer Mokry, MSW, RSW
Project Manager, Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health; Toronto, Ontario

Faith Malach, MHSc, MSW, RSW
Executive Director, Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health; Toronto, Ontario

[updated March 29, 2010]