Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Goals of Care: A Nursing Home Trial of Decision Support for Advanced Dementia

Goals of Care: A Nursing Home Trial of Decision Support for Advanced Dementia

Overall Status: 
Recruiting
Brief Description: 

This randomized controlled trial will examine whether decision support for goals of care can improve the quality of communication, decision-making, and palliative care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

Patient Qualifications: 
Min AgeGenderHealthy Volunteers
65 Years
Both
No
Inclusion Criteria: 

  • Surrogate for nursing home resident with advanced dementia, paired with resident with advanced dementia

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Non-related legal surrogate without personal knowledge of resident

Detailed Description: 

None provided.

Locations: 
Map Marker CityStateZip CodeStatusPrimary Contact

Geolocation is 35.905249, -79.0581498

Site
Chapel Hill
North Carolina
27599
Recruiting
Name: Robin Gilliam
Phone: 919-966-7503
Email: rgilliam@schsr.unc.edu
Lead Sponsor: 
Agency
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Collaborator Sponsor: 
Agency
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Facility Investigators: 
NameRoleAffiliation
Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH
Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Study Contact: 
NamePhone
Laura C. Hanson
919-966-5945
Locations
 
 
ClinicalTrials.gov ID 
Official Title: 
Goals of Care: A Nursing Home Trial of Decision Support for Advanced Dementia
Study Start Date: 
May 2012
Study End Date: 
June 2016
Disease Stage: 
Late
Enrollment: 
300