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

Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose health services research
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: Time Points are assessed one year after the intervention for two years

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE
time frame: Outcomes Measures are assessed every four months up to one year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female 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 August 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Johns Hopkins University.