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Effective Strategies for Dementia Care (WISDE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johann Behrens, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00653731
First received: April 2, 2008
Last updated: August 30, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

April 2, 2008
August 30, 2011
February 2008
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Apathy Evaluation Scale (Marin et al. 1991) [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00653731 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Neuropsychiatric Inventory (Cummings 1997) [ Time Frame: 3, 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Apathy Evaluation Scale (Marin et al. 1991) [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Staff Observation Aggression Scale (Nijman et al. 1997) [ Time Frame: 3,6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Nottingham Health Profile (Bureau-Chalot et al. 2002) staff-related measurement [ Time Frame: 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Smiley Analogue Scale for Well-Being [ Time Frame: 3, 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • PASTA (Zimber 2001) staff-related measurement [ Time Frame: 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Effective Strategies for Dementia Care
Testing Three Interventions for Clinical Effectiveness in Long Term Care Residents With Dementia: Snoezelen, Structured Reminiscence Therapy, 10-minutes Activation. A Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial.

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the interventions of Snoezelen, structured reminiscence therapy and 10-minutes activation are effective to reduce apathy in long term care residents with dementia.

Design:

Cluster-randomized controlled trial with 20 nursing homes in Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt (Germany).

Interventional
Not Provided
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Behavioral: Snoezelen ©
    Nursing individual intervention one time a week for 20 minutes
  • Behavioral: structured reminiscence therapy
    Individual nursing intervention: one time a week 20 minutes
  • Behavioral: 10-minutes activation
    Individual nursing intervention: two times a week for 10 minutes
  • Behavioral: Unstructured verbal communication
    Individual nursing intervention: one time a week for 20 minutes
  • Experimental: Snoezelen ©
    Intervention: Behavioral: Snoezelen ©
  • Experimental: Reminiscence
    Intervention: Behavioral: structured reminiscence therapy
  • Experimental: 10 min activation
    Intervention: Behavioral: 10-minutes activation
  • Active Comparator: Talk
    Intervention: Behavioral: Unstructured verbal communication
Berg A, Sadowski K, Beyrodt M, Hanns S, Zimmermann M, Langer G, Becker C, Lautenschläger C, Behrens J. Snoezelen, structured reminiscence therapy and 10-minutes activation in long term care residents with dementia (WISDE): study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2010 Jan 31;10:5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-10-5.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
327
January 2010
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia
  • Informed consent by legal guardian
  • MMSE ≤ 24

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Korsakoff's syndrome
  • Age ≤ 55 years
  • Cognitive impairment other cause than dementia
Both
55 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Germany
 
NCT00653731
PfVMS-T6
No
Johann Behrens, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Principal Investigator: Johann Behrens, PhD Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
August 2011

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