Treatment for Caregiver Burden

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
Caregiver Burden+7 More Conditions
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will study how a supplemental program, "Care Partner," can help elderly adults. It involves 60 individuals and 30 professionals in organizations currently providing care.

Eligible Conditions
  • Caregiver Burden
  • Caregiver Burnout
  • Caregiver Fatigue
  • Aging

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 10-12 months

10 months
Potential barriers and catalysts in implementation as assessed by key informant interviews with program administrators via semi-structured interview guide
10-12 months
Level of acceptance of intervention as assessed by qualitative assessments
Month 4
Change in Depression as assessed by the Patient Health Questionnaire Depression Scale (PHQ-2)
Month 4
Change in caregiving competence and confidence as assessed by the Pearlin's Caregiving Competence Scale.
Month 4
Change in self-reported health status as assessed by one item in the 12-item Short Form Survey (SF-12)
Change in the perception of caregiving effectiveness as measured by the Caregiving Effectiveness Scale (Noelker)

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

60 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 10-12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation ResearchFED
58 Previous Clinical Trials
7,023 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Caregiver Burden
80 Patients Enrolled for Caregiver Burden
Johns Hopkins UniversityLead Sponsor
2,115 Previous Clinical Trials
32,578,709 Total Patients Enrolled
5 Trials studying Caregiver Burden
1,086 Patients Enrolled for Caregiver Burden

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You must be able to speak English.
You must be eligible and able to participate in one of the CAPABLE programs offered by the pilot site organization.
A specialist will be available to help and support the caregiver of the participant.
The study requires a licensed social worker or trained professional to provide caregiver support.
You spend at least 10 hours per week taking care of someone who is enrolled in the CAPABLE program.
You are available to attend two phone or virtual meetings that will last for 45 minutes each.
You must be available for two 30-minute phone or virtual meetings.
You have completed at least 6 months of training to help CAPABLE clients.
You are currently participating in another study called CAPABLE.
You can attend two one-hour phone or virtual meetings.