Collaboration Between Department of Old Age Psychiatry and Nursing Homes (SAM-AKS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01217541|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 8, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2014
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|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Behavioral Symptoms Agitation||Other: Education and Supervision Other: Control||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||700 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Collaboration Between Department of Old Age Psychiatry and Nursing Homes|
|Study Start Date :||September 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2012|
Education and supervision
Personnel in nursing home units get intervention in form of education and supervision
Other: Education and Supervision
Implementation of Scales in the care of patients with dementia in nursing home units with focus on person-centred care. Supervision of caregivers on a regular basis.
Other Name: Departments in NHs that do not get any intervention.
A control group of nursing home units that do not get any form of active intervention
No Intervention: Control
Only registering of patient and personnel data in the beginning and the end of the study without any form of intervention.
- Quality of Life in Severe Dementia (QUALID), Person-Centred Care Assessment Tool (P-CAT, 2010) [ Time Frame: 12 months after baseline assessment ]Evaluate a new model of collaboration between a specialized department of Old Age Psychiatry and nursing home units to optimize patient care and job satisfaction of the caregivers.
- Neuropsychiatric Inventory - Nursing Home version, Cornell Scale of Depression in Dementia, Registration of Constraints (Kirkevold, 2004) [ Time Frame: 12 months after baseline assessment ]In addition, we want to carry out a qualitative evaluation of the process of implementation of new scales and the effect of supervision on personnel and patients
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|Ages Eligible for Study:||Child, Adult, Older Adult|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
- All patients at nursing home units
- Patients that are in a final state and patients that have not been at the nursing home unit more than two weeks
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01217541
|Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway|
|Principal Investigator:||Geir Selbæk, PhD||Sykehuset Innlandet HF|
|Responsible Party:||Sverre Bergh, Research Director Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Sykehuset Innlandet HF|
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|First Posted:||October 8, 2010 Key Record Dates|
|Last Update Posted:||December 12, 2014|
|Last Verified:||December 2014|
Quality of Life
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases