Autonomy Among Physically Frail Older People in Nursing Homes
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00783055|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 31, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 31, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Frailty||Other: Individually tailored programmes||Not Applicable|
Experiencing autonomy is recognised to promote health and well-being for all age groups. Perceived lack of control has been found to be detrimental to physical and mental health. There is a lack of evidence-based knowledge elucidating how frail older people in nursing home settings perceive autonomy. Further, there are no studies on the extent to which this perception can be influenced positively by participating in an individually tailored programme based on individual wishes for daily activities.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of individually tailored programmes on perceived autonomy in physically frail older people in nursing homes.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||66 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Autonomy Among Physically Frail Older People in Nursing Homes: a Study Protocol for an Intervention Study|
|Study Start Date :||March 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2007|
12 weeks of individually tailored intervention programmes based on participants individual wishes for daily activities e.g.ADL, mobility, social, mental or creative that they want to improve, conserve - and/or to revive.
Other: Individually tailored programmes
Individualised intervention programmes based on individual wishes for daily activities
- The Autonomy Sub-dimension [ Time Frame: baseline, after 12 weeks, anfter 24 weeks ]
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|Centre of Applied and Clinical Excercise Sciences, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark|
|Odense, Denmark, 5000|
|Study Director:||Lis Puggaard, PhD||University of Southern Denmark|