Effectiveness of Story-Centred Care Intervention Program in Older Persons Living in Long-term Care Facilities
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02965937|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : November 17, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Depression||Other: Story-centred care intervention program Other: Health consultation control condition||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of Story-Centred Care Intervention Program in Older Persons Living in Long-term Care Facilities：A Randomised Clinical Study|
|Study Start Date :||January 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2013|
Experimental: Story-Centred Care Intervention Program
A theory-guided approach that emphasises a health-promoting potential of nurse-person dialogue about a health challenge.Participants randomised to the IG will be made to participate in a 4-week long story-centred care intervention program conducted by a trained researcher.
Other: Story-centred care intervention program
Participants in the intervention group received the "Story-Centred Care Intervention Program" once a week for four weeks.
Active Comparator: Health consultation control condition
Participants randomised to the control group will receive a health consultation from a trained researcher once a week for 4 weeks. The health consultation will be tailored to the participants' needs. Based on a previous study, the health consultation will include pain management, healthy nutrition, how to make best use of medical services and education and counselling for individual health-related concerns.
Other: Health consultation control condition
The control group received a health consultation from researchers once a week for four weeks.. The health consultation will be tailored to the participants' needs. Based on a previous study12, the health consultation will include pain management, healthy nutrition, how to make best use of medical services and education and counselling for individual health-related concerns.
- 15-Item Geriatric Depression Scale [ Time Frame: Change from depressive symptoms at 4 months ]
- The Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Change from cognitive at 4 months ]
- blood pressure [ Time Frame: Change from blood pressure at 4 months ]
- Heart rate variability [ Time Frame: Change from HRV at 4 months ]
- WHO quality of life-BREF [ Time Frame: Change from quality of life at 4 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02965937
|Study Director:||Kao Chi-Wen, PHD||Taiwan Nurses Association|