On occasion a client may present with no specific symptoms but is generally confused or disorientated. This may be the result of intoxication, or a physical or mental health condition. In such cases the AOD worker should :
- Provide frequent reality orientation (e.g., explain where the person is, who they are, and what your role is).
- Provide reassurance.
- Attempt to involve family, friends or carers.
- Attempt to have the client cared for by familiar healthcare workers, in familiar surroundings.