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ICCI for Older Patients in A&E

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04085796
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2019
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marta Paglioni, Bournemouth University

Brief Summary:

Study Objectives

1-To gather rich, evocative accounts of older patients aged 65 years and over -who may have felt disorientated in the Accident and Emergency department (A&E) of a district hospital and who received an Intentional Compassionate Communication Intervention (ICCI) about their personal experience of the A&E;

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Older Patients Other: ICCI

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: An Exploration of the Lived Experience of Older People Who Receive an Intentional Compassionate Communication Intervention (ICCI) While in Accident and Emergency Department
Estimated Study Start Date : September 9, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 3, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 17, 2021

Intervention Details:
  • Other: ICCI
    Intentional Compassionate Communication Intervention

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The lived experience of older people receiving an ICCI while in A&EI people A&E [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    personal lived experience ( this is a qualitative study)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Older patients who present to the the A&E alone, or confused, or with a diagnosis of Dementia and who receive an ICCI when in A&E

Inclusion Criteria: Patients aged 65 years and over;

  • Admitted for any reason to the hospital via A&E;
  • Patients presenting either alone or confused or with a diagnosis of dementia;
  • Patients who received the ICCI while in A&E;
  • Patients referred to the Dementia Care Team (which support patients admitted into the hospital who have a cognitive impairment either as a result of an underlying dementia -diagnosed or otherwise- or who are experiencing transitory cognitive symptoms such as confusion as a result of a delirium);
  • Patients who are able to give informed consent to participate in the study as identified by a registered health care professional

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who cannot give informed consent;
  • Any patient with a physical condition that is immediately life-threatening or unstable;
  • Patients who are involved in other clinical trials which present a significant burden to them.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04085796

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Contact: Marta Paglioni 07473015882

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United Kingdom
Yeovil District Hospital NHS trust Recruiting
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Contact: Janine Valentine    01935 384960    Janine.Valentine@YDH.NHS.UK   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bournemouth University
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Responsible Party: Marta Paglioni, Dramatherapist, PhD student, Bournemouth University Identifier: NCT04085796     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 22232
First Posted: September 11, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2019
Last Verified: September 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No