Patient Centred Communication Intervention (PCCI)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01654029|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 24, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Aphasia Stroke||Behavioral: Patient-Centred Communication Intervention|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Patient Centred Communication Intervention|
|Study Start Date :||September 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||April 2014|
No Intervention: Control group receiving usual care
Usual care consists of speech language therapy for some patients. Most care is focused on swallowing assessments.
Experimental: PCCI Intervention
The Patient-Centred Communication Intervention consists of 1) development of a communication care plan; 2)a workshop for staff focused on communication and behavioural management strategies,: and 3) implementing a staff support system.
Behavioral: Patient-Centred Communication Intervention
The intervention consists of three parts: 1) development of individualized communication care plans; 2) staff attendance at a workshop focused on communication and behavioral management strategies; and 3) implementation of a staff support system.
- Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life (SAQOL) [ Time Frame: Change in SAQOL from baseline to 1 month and from baseline to 3 months ]The SAQOL is a 39-item tool designed to measure health-related quality of life in patients post-stroke with aphasia.
- Communication-Impairment Questionnaire (CIQ) [ Time Frame: Change in CIQ from baseline to 1 month and from baseline to 3 months ]The Communication Impairment Questionnaire is an 8-item self-report scale. It is used to measure the attitudes of nurses toward patients with communication impairments.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01654029
|Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, E.W. Bickle Centre|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6K 2R7|
|Principal Investigator:||Katherine S McGilton, RN, PhD||University Health Network, Toronto|