Savvy program for Dementia

School of Nursing, Atlanta, GA
Dementia+1 More ConditionsSavvy program - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will develop a system to train caregivers of people with dementia, to help increase how many people the program can reach.

Eligible Conditions
  • Dementia
  • Caregiver Burnout

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 12 months

Baseline, 12 months
Change in Anxiety score
Change in Caregiver Assessment of Behavioral Skill score
Change in Caregiver Pearlin Mastery score
Change in Center for Epidemiologic Studies - Depression Scale (CES-D) score
Change in Revised Memory and Behavior Problem Checklist score
Change in Zarit Burden Inventory (ZBI) score

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

1 of 3
Savvy Participants
1 of 3
Organizational Leaders
1 of 3

Experimental Treatment

174 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

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

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Semi-structured video interviews · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Savvy Participants
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Savvy program · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Organizational Leaders
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Semi-structured video interviews · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Emory UniversityLead Sponsor
1,558 Previous Clinical Trials
2,765,567 Total Patients Enrolled
19 Trials studying Dementia
2,882 Patients Enrolled for Dementia
National Institute on Aging (NIA)NIH
1,487 Previous Clinical Trials
5,129,574 Total Patients Enrolled
233 Trials studying Dementia
922,140 Patients Enrolled for Dementia
Kenneth Hepburn, MDPrincipal InvestigatorEmory University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 9 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
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You are employed or associated with the organization conducting the study.
You must be 18 years old or older to participate.
You can speak and understand English.
You are associated with a group that supports people taking care of family members with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia.
You must be at least 18 years old.
This is not a criterion. It is incomplete and requires more information. Please provide additional context.
This exclusion criterion is incomplete, please provide me with additional information.
You take care of someone with Alzheimer's or dementia at home for at least 3 hours a day. The person being cared for cannot be moving to a care facility in the next 6 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many individuals are being recruited for participation in this clinical trial?

"Indeed, displays that this study is currently recruiting for participants. The trial was initially posted on August 4th 2021 and has most recently been updated on November 1st 2022. A total of 174 individuals are needed to be recruited from a single medical site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any openings for participants in this experiment?

"This trial is actively attempting to enroll participants, as evidenced by the information found on This research project was inaugurated in August 2021 and revised most recently in November 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.