This trial is testing the efficacy of a new approach to care for older adults with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) that encourages physical activity during hospitalization. The new approach, called Function Focused Care for Acute Care (FFC-AC-EIT), is being tested against standard care (Function Focused Care Education Only, or EO) in 12 hospitals. The primary outcomes being measured are physical activity, function, and participation in function focused care.
- Acute Medical Event
8 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Number of ER visits in the 1st month post discharge; number of ER visits between the 1st month to 6th month post discharge; number of ER visits between 6th and 12th months post discharge
2 Treatment Groups
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600 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: FFC-AC-EIT · Has Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there multiple locations through which the trial is being conducted within this state?
"Currently, 4 locations are enrolling patients in this clinical trial. These include Towson and Perryville, Philadelphia, as well as two other sites. To reduce the burden of travel when participating in the study it is recommended to select a clinic closest to you." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many participants is the clinical trial enrolling?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, recruitment for this experiment is currently in progress; the trial was first posted on 19th October 2020 and last updated on 3rd October 2022. 600 participants are needed across 4 locations." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are new participants being taken for this research endeavor?
"Per the information hosted on clinicaltrials.gov, enrollment for this study is still ongoing; it was originally listed on October 19th 2020 and its details were last updated October 3rd 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What are the ultimate aims of this experiment?
"With the primary outcome of this trial being evaluated according to The Confusion Assessment Method, secondary objectives include monitoring new nursing home admissions, falls and emergency room visits over a span of one year. This study will measure change from baseline (upon hospital admission) up until hospital discharge (approximately 3 days), with further measurement at 1, 6 and 12 months post-discharge." - Anonymous Online Contributor