Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition muscle weakness
Treatment 10 home-based functional services sessions over 4 months.
Sponsor Johns Hopkins University
Collaborator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Start date September 2012
End date August 2017
Trial size 500 participants
Trial identifier NCT01743495, NA_00076471

Summary

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing offers this research study which aims to learn more about whether services that help with medications, muscle strengthening, pain management and changes to houses can help improve older adults' ability to, walk, and take care of themselves while saving costs by reducing hospitalizations and nursing home admissions.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Primary purpose health services research
Masking no masking
Arm
(Other)
The program consists of up to 10 home-based functional services sessions over 4 months.
10 home-based functional services sessions over 4 months.
The program consists of up to 10 home-based functional services sessions over 4 months.

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Cost Effective
time frame: one year after intervention
Cost Effective
time frame: two years after intervention
Cost Effective
time frame: one year after intervention
Cost Effective
time frame: two years after intervention

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Quality of Life as assessed by the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Questionnaire
time frame: four months post intervention
Quality of Life as assessed by the ADL Questionnaire
time frame: eight months post intervention
Quality of Life as assessed by the ADL Questionnaire
time frame: twelve months post intervention
Quality of Life as assessed by the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Questionnaire
time frame: four months post intervention
Quality of Life as assessed by the IADL Questionnaire
time frame: eight months post intervention
Quality of Life as assessed by the IADL Questionnaire
time frame: twelve months post intervention

Eligibility Criteria

All participants at least 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - 65 or older - Cognitively intact (≥ 10 on Brief Interview of Mental Status) - Difficulty with ≥ 2 IADLS or ≥ 1 ADL - ≤ 199% of Federal Poverty level Exclusion Criteria: - Terminally ill --Active cancer treatment - Hospitalized > 3 times in last 3 years - Receiving home nursing, Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy - Don't have phone or do plan to move in less than a year

Additional Information

Official title CAPABLE for Frail Dually Eligible Older Adults
Principal investigator Sarah Szanton
Description - 65yrs or older - Be able to stand (with or without assistance) - Have some difficulty with getting dressed, or preparing food, bathing - Receive a low monthly income - Have no plans to move in the next year - NOT be receiving home nursing or other therapy right now
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in March 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Johns Hopkins University.