Complementary Interventions on Patients With Dementia: Comparative and Longitudinal Research
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02126059|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 29, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Dementia||Behavioral: Reminiscence Behavioral: Cognitive stimulation Behavioral: Aroma-massage||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Care Provider)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Health Effects of Cognitive Stimulation, Reminiscence, and Aroma-massage Complementary Interventions on Different Behavior Patterns of Patients With Dementia: Comparative and Longitudinal Research|
|Study Start Date :||January 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2015|
Experimental: Cognitive stimulation
One cognitive stimulation session per week for a continuous 10 weeks, each session contains 50 minutes, totally 10 session topics related to cognitive stimulation.
The 10 session topics include "Happy to seeing you", "Childhood stories", "Food flavor", "Our old songs", "Festival", "My family", "My Carrier", "Unforgettable events", "My home", and "My award".
small group intervention (8-12 per group), expected total number of group is 5.
Other Name: Reminiscence complementary therapy
One hand and shoulder massage session per week for a continuous 10 weeks, each session contains 30 minutes, totally 10 session massage.
Behavioral: Cognitive stimulation
The 10 session topics include "psycial activities", "sound", "face", "food", "word association", "number and games", "being creative", "categorizing objects", "orientation", and "team qiuz".
small group intervention (8-12 per group), total number of group is 5.
One reminiscence session per week for a continuous 10 weeks, each session contains 50 minutes, totally 10 session topics related to reminiscence.
Researcher will conduct hand and arm massage to a patient, once a week, each time session for 30 mins with natural tested and safe aroma-essential oil.
No Intervention: Control
Control group remain regular activities
- behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
To examine if patients' behavioral and psychological symptoms decrease after the intervention.
Chinese version of Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory (CMAI) will be used to measure this outcome.
Data will be analyzed through GLM repeated measure-GEE.
- quality of life [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
To examine if patients' quality of life improve after the intervention. WHO Quality of Life-brief Taiwanese version (WHOQOL-BREF) will be used to measure this outcome.
Data will be analyzed through GLM-repeated measure-GEE.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02126059
|National Cheng Kung University Dementia center|
|Tainan, Taiwan, 701|
|Principal Investigator:||Jing-Jy Wang, PhD||National Cheng Kung University|