Building Better Caregivers Workshop for Vascular Dementia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Vascular Dementia+15 MoreBuilding Better Caregivers Workshop - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?
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Study Summary

This trial is testing an online 6-week workshop to help caregivers of people with dementia who live in rural areas. The goal is to see if it can help reduce stress and depression symptoms in caregivers.

Eligible Conditions
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Social Isolation
  • Alzheimer's Dementia
  • Multi-Infarct Dementia
  • Loneliness
  • Dementia, HIV
  • Health Care Utilization
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dementia, Mixed Type
  • Dementia
  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)
  • Dementia in Parkinson's Disease
  • Stress
  • Self-Efficacy

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and 12 months

Baseline and 12 months
Change in Lubben Social isolation scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in Personal Health Questionnaire Depression (PHQ-8) scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in Short Caregiver Self-Efficacy scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in UCLA loneliness scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in Zarit Burden Interview-12 (ZBI-12) scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in caregiver benefits scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in caregiver health care utilization from baseline to 12 months
Change in caregiver self-rated general health score from baseline to 12 months
Change in exercise behavior scale score from baseline to 12 months
Change in person with dementia general health score as reported by caregiver from baseline to 12 months
Change in person with dementia health care utilization as reported by caregiver from baseline to 12 months
Change in visual numeric stress scale score from baseline to 12 months

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Attention Control Group
1 of 2
Building Better Caregivers Workshop Group
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

640 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Building Better Caregivers Workshop · No Placebo Group · N/A

Building Better Caregivers Workshop Group
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Building Better Caregivers Workshop · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Attention Control Group
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Attention Control · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

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

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,283 Previous Clinical Trials
11,577,105 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Aging (NIA)NIH
1,414 Previous Clinical Trials
3,483,553 Total Patients Enrolled
Veronica Yank, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
1 Previous Clinical Trials
102 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You provide care for ≥ 10 hours per week.
You report a minimum stress level of 4 or more on a 10-point scale.
You live in a rural area of the United States.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Nevada100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of California, San Francisco100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%
Why did patients apply to this trial?
  • "I like to do Resurch studies to help others"
How many prior treatments have patients received?
1100.0%