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HospitalitY Project: Combining peer support and skills training ‘on the spot’

- candidate number24300
- NTR NumberNTR5815
- ISRCTNISRCTN no longer applicable
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR26-apr-2016
- Secondary IDs2014.479. METC Groningen
- Public TitleHospitalitY Project: Combining peer support and skills training ‘on the spot’
- Scientific TitleHospitalitY Project: A guided peer support intervention to improve social contact and life skills in patients with a psychotic disorder; A randomized controlled trial.
- ACRONYMHospitalitY (HY) Project
- hypothesisRationale: Patients with a psychotic disorder are impaired on many aspects of social functioning and self-management. Consequently, social and emotional isolation is highly prevalent. Furthermore, clinic based (social) skills training tends not to generalize to real life situations. Instead, interventions on the spot (e.g. at home or work) to improve (social) functioning are expected to be more effective than clinic based interventions, as skills are learned in the same context as needed.
Objective: The HospitalitY (HY) project is a home-based nurse guided peer support intervention that focuses on increasing social contact and life skills by integrating peer support and skill training. The primary outcome is social contact in the intervention group compared to the waiting list group.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedSchizophrenia, Psychotic disorders, Loneliness, Social interaction
- Inclusion criteriaA diagnosis in the psychotic spectrum according to DSM-IV TR criteria (295.xx, 297.1, 298,80, 298.90).
Age: between 18-65.
- Exclusion criteriaSubstance dependence (not substance abuse) of alcohol or other drugs in such a way that it will prohibit participation in peer groups.
Frequent participation in dinners at home with peers and with personal contribution (i.e. cooking).
Insufficient command of the Dutch language.
Unsuitable according to a patients’ clinician. For example: florid psychotic episode or group disturbing behaviour.
- mec approval receivedno
- multicenter trialyes
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingSingle
- control[default]
- groupParallel
- Type2 or more arms, randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 1-aug-2016
- planned closingdate1-aug-2019
- Target number of participants84
- InterventionsIn the HY project, peers will meet in their own environment (i.e. at home) and have dinner with each other. A guided peer support method will be conducted during dinner. Participants have the opportunity to receive and provide support to peers and at the same time improve their social skills. Moreover,a nurse will provide home based support guidance using patient centered goals, targeted at empowering patients to organize a dinner for their peers, while improving life skills. Participants will be encouraged to use their learned skills in daily life (i.e. without counseling of a nurse). Each group consists of three peers. The intervention involves 15 sessions (biweekly, eight months). This way, each participant will receive guests five times.
- Primary outcomeThe main outcome will be social contact measured with daily evaluations.
- Secondary outcomeSecondary outcomes are personal recovery, self-esteem, loneliness, self-stigma, QOL, (social) functioning and psychopathology.
- TimepointsNine time points: every six weeks during 48 weeks.
- Trial web
- statusplanned
- Sponsor/Initiator RijksUniversiteit Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
The Roos Foundation
- Publications
- Brief summary
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD26-apr-2016 - 22-jun-2016

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