Helping Children's Centres to Enhance Home Safety

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2012 by University of Nottingham.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Nottingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01452191
First received: October 10, 2011
Last updated: October 4, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

Many children have accidents, some are very serious and they are a major cause of death in children aged 1-4 years. Many accidents are preventable This study aims to find out the best way to help Children's Centres to provide home safety information about preventing fires to parents and carers of young children.

36 Children's Centres in four study centres, Nottingham, Bristol, Norwich and Newcastle will be recruited to the study. 30 families will be recruited from each Children's Centre. Children's Centres serving the most deprived populations will be eligible to take part.

Families will be eligible to take part if they have attended a participating Children's Centre in the previous three months, have parents who are 16 years or older, have a child under three years old and live within the catchment area of that Children's Centre. When 30 families have been recruited that Centre will be allocated, at random, to one of three groups. Children's Centres in group one will be provided with guidance about preventing fire-related injuries (an Injury Prevention Briefing (IPB))and help and support to implement the IPB, the second group will be sent the IPB and the third group will not be provided with the IPB ('usual care'). Children's Centres will devise their own programmes of safety advice for parents based on the IPB.

At recruitment and 12 months later, families and Children's Centres will complete questionnaires about fire safety practices. Children's Centres will also complete a paper-based tool about the implementation process at 12 months. Information about barriers and facilitators to implementing the IPB will be collected through interviews with Children's Centre staff.

The study will run from May 2011 to March 2014.


Condition Intervention
Burns
Smoke Inhalation Injury
Behavioral: Injury Prevention Briefing Plus facilitation
Behavioral: Injury Prevention Briefing

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Keeping Children Safe at Home: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial of the Implementation of an Injury Prevention Briefing in Children's Centres for the Prevention of Fire-related Injuries

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Further study details as provided by University of Nottingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of families who have a fire escape plan (ascertained from self-completion questionnaire). [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of Childrens Centres providing information and advice on the prevention of fire-related injury including [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1080
Study Start Date: June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Injury Prevention Briefing and facilitation
Children's Centres will be given an Injury Prevention Briefing which offers guidance on best evidence on reducing fire related injuries in the home, and facilitation by the research team to support implementation of the IPB
Behavioral: Injury Prevention Briefing Plus facilitation
Injury Prevention Briefing (IPB) to provide best evidence on what works to reduce house fire injuries, and activities to get the evidence into practice. This arm will receive facilitation to support the implementation of the information in the IPB
Active Comparator: Injury Prevention Briefing only
Children's Centres will be given an Injury Prevention Briefing (IPB) , which offers guidance on best evidence on reducing fire related injuries in the home.
Behavioral: Injury Prevention Briefing
Children's centres will receive the Injury Prevention Briefing only.
No Intervention: Usual Care

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

There are two levels of participation, Children's Centres as participants, who will be delivering the intervention, and families as participants, who will be receiving the intervention.

Children's Centres:

Phase 1 Children's Centres in the four study areas (Nottingham, Newcastle, Bristol and Norwich) Phase 2 Children's Centres in more disadvantaged areas (defined as those who have more than 50% of under 5 year-old children in their Centre catchment area who live in one of the 30% most disadvantaged Super Output Areas).

Families Any family who has attended the participating Children's Centre in the previous three months, who have a child under three years old, and lives within the catchment area of that Children's Centres.

Exclusion Criteria:

Children's Centres:

Phase 2 Children's Centres that are not in more disadvantaged areas as defined above and phase 3 or subsequent wave Children's Centres.

Families Families who attend a participating Children's Centre who do not have any children under the age of 3 years Any parent who is under-16 years of age.

  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Denise Kendrick Denise.Kendrick@nottingham.ac.uk
Contact: Jane Stewart jane.stewart@nottingham.ac.uk

Locations
United Kingdom
University of West of England, Bristol Recruiting
Bristol, United Kingdom, BS8 2BN
Contact: Toity Deave       Toity.Deave@uwe.ac.uk   
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Towner         
Newcastle University Recruiting
Newcastle, United Kingdom, NE2 4HH
Contact: Adrain Hawkins       Adrian.Hawkins@nuth.nhs.uk   
Principal Investigator: Elaine McColl         
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Recruiting
Norwich, United Kingdom, NR4 7UY
Contact: Gosia Majsak-Newman       GOSIA.MAJSAK-NEWMAN@nnuh.nhs.uk   
Principal Investigator: Richard Reading         
University of Nottingham Recruiting
Nottingham, United Kingdom, NG7 2RD
Contact: Jane Stewart       jane.stewart@nottingham.ac.uk   
Principal Investigator: Denise Kendrick         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nottingham
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Denise Kendrick University of Nottingham
  More Information

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Responsible Party: University of Nottingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01452191     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11007
Study First Received: October 10, 2011
Last Updated: October 4, 2012
Health Authority: United Kingdom: National Institute for Health Research

Keywords provided by University of Nottingham:
Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial
Community Health Services
prevention & control
Accidents, Home
Child Health Services

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Smoke Inhalation Injury
Burns
Burns, Inhalation
Wounds and Injuries

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