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​​​​​​​​Delirium is a sudden, confused state of mind that may come and go over the day. When you have delirium, yo​u may have changes in the way you think. Your personality and behaviour may change quite a lot. You may have trouble paying attention to what's going on around you or doing the things you normally can do.

Delirium is a warning sign that you need help right away. Call your family doctor, nurse, healthcare provider, or Health Link at 811.

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Current as of: May 26, 2022

Author: Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services