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

Completed

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.

Minimum Age Maximum Age Gender Healthy Volunteers
65 Years Both No
May 2012
June 2016
300

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

++Non-related legal surrogate without personal knowledge of resident

None provided.

Name City State Zip Status Primary Contact
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill North Carolina 27599

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Name Role Affiliation
Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH Principal Investigator University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Name Phone Email
Laura C. Hanson 919-966-5945

NCT01565642

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