An Occupational Therapist Fall Prevention Intervention in a Geriatric Primary Care Setting
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03294447|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2017 by Lydia Royeen, Rush University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 27, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2017
Purpose of the study: To identify if an intervention focused on decreasing fear of falling (FOF) in a geriatric primary care setting implemented by an occupational therapist (OT) has the potential to decrease falls and improve physical, psychological and social factors related to FOF.
The primary research question: Is there an association between fear of falling among geriatric populations and fall prevention interventions that are offered by occupational therapist in a geriatric primary care setting?
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fall Accident Fall, Accidental||Behavioral: Fall Prevention by the Occupational Therapist||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||15 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||The Association Between Fear of Falling and Fall Prevention Interventions Offered by an Occupational Therapist in a Geriatric Primary Care Setting|
|Study Start Date :||November 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2017|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||November 2017|
Experimental: Fall Prevention Intervention by OT
Fall prevention interventions implemented by an OT in a geriatric primary care setting for a client immediately following the provider visit within the office.
Behavioral: Fall Prevention by the Occupational Therapist
The interventions included education on adaptive equipment for household activities, adaptive equipment for activities of daily living, proper footwear in all environments, proper body mechanics, position changes, home environment set up, high fall risk activities, safety awareness, low vision and home exercises programs. In addition, discussion and education occurred to improve participation in valued occupations.
- The Change of Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I), standardized measure for fear of falling [ Time Frame: One Time visit: 30-50 minutes ]The outcome measure is the change between the pre FES-I and post FES-I
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|Contact: Lydia L. Royeen, Mastersemail@example.com|
|United States, Illinois|
|Geriatric Primary Care Clinic||Recruiting|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612|
|Contact: Brandy J Hatcher, Bach. brandy_J_Hatcher@rush.edu|
|Principal Investigator:||Lydia Royeen, Masters||Rush University Medical Center|