An Innovative Caregiver Tool to Assess and Manage Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02420535|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 20, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Dementia||Behavioral: Immediately Receive Tool Behavioral: One Month Delay||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||114 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||An Innovative Caregiver Tool to Assess and Manage Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia|
|Study Start Date :||May 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2016|
Experimental: Immediately Receive Tool
Caregiver/Care Recipient Dyad will be randomly assigned to immediately receive the WeCareAdvisor Tool for 4 weeks.
Behavioral: Immediately Receive Tool
Active Comparator: One Month Delay
Caregiver/Care Recipient Dyad will be randomly assigned to a 4 week delay (usual care activities only) before receiving the WeCareAdvisor Tool for 4 weeks.
Behavioral: One Month Delay
- Effects of the WeCareAdvisor Tool on Caregiver Upset [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]We will measure caregiver upset on a 5 point rating scale "not at all", "a little", "moderately", "very much" and "extremely"
- Effect of the WeCareAdvisor Tool on Caregiver Confidence [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]We will measure caregiver confidence on a 5 point rating scale "not at all", "a little", "moderately", "very much" and "extremely"
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): NCT02420535
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins School of Nursing|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205|
|United States, Michigan|
|University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry|
|Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109|
|Principal Investigator:||Helen Kales, MD||University of Michigan|
|Principal Investigator:||Laura Gitlin, PhD||Johns Hopkins University|