|- candidate number||10759|
|- NTR Number||NTR3213|
|- ISRCTN||ISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd.|
|- Date ISRCTN created|
|- date ISRCTN requested|
|- Date Registered NTR||23-dec-2011|
|- Secondary IDs||242153 European Commision, Seventh Framework Programme|
|- Public Title||Development, execution, analysis and utilisation of a survey on long-term formal professional home care and institutional long term nursing care faculties in Europe.|
|- Scientific Title||Improving health services for European citizens with dementia: Best-practice strategies development for transition from professional home care to institutional nursing care facilities.|
|- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied||Dementia|
|- Inclusion criteria||1. A formal diagnosis of dementia as diagnosed by an expert assessment (i.e. physician, psychiatrist, neurologist, geriatrician or general practitioner depending on countries’ specific diagnostic procedures) and recorded in the medical record;|
2. An MMSE score of 24 or below;
3. The presence of an informal caregiver who visits at least twice a month.
|- Exclusion criteria||1. Patients < 65 years;|
2. Patients wth a primary diagnosis of Korsakoff's disease or primary psychiatric diagnosis;
3. Patients whose informal caregiver cannot be identified.
|- mec approval received||yes|
|- multicenter trial||yes|
|- Type||Single arm|
|- planned startdate ||1-nov-2010|
|- planned closingdate||1-mei-2012|
|- Target number of participants||2200|
|- Interventions||Group 1: People with dementia who are recently admitted to an institutional nursing care facility (max. 3 months) and their informa caregivers.
Group 2: People with dementia who live at home, receive professional home care and who are at risk for institutionalisation and their informal caregivers.
|- Primary outcome||1. People with dementia: Quality of life and quality of care;|
2. Informal caregivers: Quality of life and caregiver burden.
|- Secondary outcome||1. People with dementia: Functional status, cognition, medication use, neuropsychiatric symptoms, comorbidity, use of services/resources;|
2. Informal caregivers: Psychological wellbeing, positive and negative aspects of caregiving, experiences on quality of care.
|- Timepoints||Baseline assessment and follow-up after three months.|
|- Trial web site||www.righttimeplacecare.eu|
|- status||open: patient inclusion|
|- CONTACT FOR PUBLIC QUERIES|| Hilde Verbeek|
|- CONTACT for SCIENTIFIC QUERIES|| Hilde Verbeek|
|- Sponsor/Initiator ||University Maastricht (UM)|
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
|European Commision, Seventh Framework Programme|
|- Brief summary||N/A|
|- Main changes (audit trail)|
|- RECORD||23-dec-2011 - 2-jan-2012|