Impact of Multidisciplinary Program on Falls in Elderly Inpatients (IPR)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hospices Civils de Lyon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01483456
First received: July 21, 2011
Last updated: September 16, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
  Purpose

Falls among elderly inpatients are common, multifactorial and associated with a significant increase of complications and morbidity. According to a recent Cochrane review, the effectiveness of fall prevention program has been assessed in community-dwelling and in long stay wards but not in rehabilitation wards (RW) and geriatric acute wards (GAW). IPR study aims to measure the impact of a multidisciplinary prevention program on falls in elderly inpatients.


Condition Intervention
Falls Among Elderly Inpatients
Other: The multidisciplinary prevention program called "IPR" (in French "Identifier, Prévenir, Relever")

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Multidisciplinary Program for Preventing Falls "Identify, Prevent and Get up": Impact on Falls in Elderly Inpatients

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Further study details as provided by Hospices Civils de Lyon:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of falls among elderly inpatients [ Time Frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of fall-related mortality [ Time Frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of fall-related [ Time Frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1852
Study Start Date: July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Usual care Other: The multidisciplinary prevention program called "IPR" (in French "Identifier, Prévenir, Relever")

The intervention is a multidisciplinary program of fall prevention including 3 complementary interventions which focus on several stages of elderly inpatient management:

  1. Identification of patient's fall risk,
  2. Multifactorial fall prevention program (integrated actions targeted on risk factors, exercise programs and review of the hospital environment),
  3. "Get up" workshop and morbidity and mortality conferences related to fall cases

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female subject aged over 65 years
  • Admitted during the study
  • Participation agreement

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a MMSE<10 and incapable to participate to a reeducation program
  • Patient with an evolutionary and\or badly checked psychiatric pathology
  • Bedridden patient
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
France
Centre Hospitalier Gériatrique du Mont d'Or
Albigny-sur-Saône, France, 69250
Centre Hospitalier d'Ardèche Méridionale - Service de Gériatrie, Centre Hospitalier d'Ardèche Méridionale
Aubenas, France, 07205
Centre Hospitalier de Bourg en Bresse - Pôle filière gériatrique, Centre Hospitalier de Bourg en Bresse
Bourg en Bresse, France, 01012
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Frédérique Dugoujon
Caluire et Cuire, France, 69300
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Antoine Charial
Francheville, France, 69340
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Service de Médecine gériatrique, Hôpital Edouard Herriot
Lyon, France, 69437
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Pierre Garraud
Lyon, France, 69322
Hôpital Local de Meximieux
Meximieux, France, 01800
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Service de Médecine gériatrique, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud
Pierre-Bénite, France, 69495
Centre Hospitalier d'Annecy - Pôle de Gériatrie - Centre Hospitalier d'Annecy
Pringy, France, 74374
Centre Hospitalier Lucien Hussel - Pôle gérontologie
Vienne, France, 38209
Hospices Civils de Lyon - Service de Gériatrie - Hôpital des Charpennes
Villeurbanne, France, 69100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospices Civils de Lyon
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pierre KROLAK-SALMON Hospices Civils de Lyon
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hospices Civils de Lyon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01483456     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2011.666
Study First Received: July 21, 2011
Last Updated: September 16, 2014
Health Authority: France: The Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés
France: Comité consultatif sur le traitement de l'information en matière de recherche dans le domaine de la santé

Keywords provided by Hospices Civils de Lyon:
Accidental falls
safety management
aged
inpatient
stepped wedge design

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014