Improving Family Quality of Life in Those with AD and TBI
“Improving Family Quality of Life Through Training to Reduce Care-Resistant Behaviors by People With AD and TBI”
To reduce care resistant behaviors (CRB) among people with dementia residing in nursing homes, to a distance-learning education, training, and coaching program for family caregivers of people with dementia or TBI; assess the efficacy of the intervention for reducing frequency or severity of CRB-triggered symptoms of agitation, aggression, and irritability; assess the efficacy of the intervention for improving quality of life of patients, caregivers, and families; and determine how patient and caregiver characteristics influence the effectiveness of the intervention. 5. Evaluate how the intervention affects the health care costs of people with dementia or TBI.
Behavioral - Caregiver Coaching
Online coaching sessions will occur weekly for 6 weeks. Web-based courses containing instructional materials that deal with preventing and reducing care resistant behavior (CRB) within intimate care (dressing, bathing, toileting) and treatment regimens (medication, therapeutic activities) after the initial study visit. The NeuroNS-Care intervention is an innovative distance-learning , internet based, family caregiver coaching program; one for the caregivers of persons with dementia and one for t ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
Improving Family Quality of Life Through Training to Reduce Care-Resistant Behaviors by People With Alzheimer Dementia and Traumatic Brain Injury (NeuroNS) Study