Multidimensional Assessment and Intervention for Elder Self-Neglect

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
The Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) Clinical Research Unit at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carmel Dyer, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00901706
First received: May 12, 2009
Last updated: June 17, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

May 12, 2009
June 17, 2013
August 2009
February 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Self-Neglect Severity Scale (SSS) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00901706 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Functional Status [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Kohlman Evaluation of Living Skills (KELS) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Mini-mental State Exam (MMSE) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Physical Performance Test (PPT) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • SF-36 Health Survey [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • The Duke Social Support Index (DSSI) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Client Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ-8) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Costs of Social Services and Health Care Utilization and Costs [ Time Frame: Months 1,2,3,4,5,6 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Multidimensional Assessment and Intervention for Elder Self-Neglect
Multidimensional Assessment and Intervention for Elder Self-Neglect

This study is designed to assess the best method for caring for elders reported to Adult Protective Services (APS) for self-neglect. Specifically, this study will compare APS usual care coupled with interdisciplinary comprehensive geriatric care to APS usual care alone in improving the health and quality of live among elders with substantiated self-neglect.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 0
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Self-Neglect
  • Cognitive Ability, General
  • Geriatric Disorder
  • Other: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and APS Usual Care
    Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment coupled with APS usual care which collectively will consist standardized cognitive, functional, affective, social, and legal interventions.
    Other Name: Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Other: APS usual care
    APS usual care consists of social, medical, and legal assistance.
    Other Name: Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Experimental: CGA plus APS Usual Care
    Comprehensive geriatric assessment coupled with Adult Protective Services (APS) usual care for elders with self-neglect.
    Interventions:
    • Other: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and APS Usual Care
    • Other: APS usual care
  • Active Comparator: APS Usual Care
    APS usual care consisting of social, medical, and legal interventions.
    Interventions:
    • Other: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and APS Usual Care
    • Other: APS usual care
Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
100
July 2012
February 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • English Speaking
  • Resident of Harris County, Houston Texas
  • Community-dwelling
  • Substantiated Self-Neglect

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No other substantiated allegations
  • Non-community dweller
  • No available for projected follow-up period
  • Impaired decision-making with no available proxy
  • Already receiving care from TEAM or within the past year
  • Terminal Illness
Both
65 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00901706
HSC-MS-08-0052
Yes
Carmel Dyer, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) Clinical Research Unit at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Principal Investigator: Carmel B. Dyer, MD The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
June 2013

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