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

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University of North Carolina (UNC)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Dementia

Treatments

Behavioral: Goals of care decision support

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other
NIH

Identifiers

NCT01565642
R01AG037483 (U.S. NIH Grant/Contract)
10-0699

Details and patient eligibility

About

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

Enrollment

302 patients

Sex

All

Ages

65+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

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

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Triple Blind

302 participants in 2 patient groups

Decision support intervention
Experimental group
Description:
Decision aid and care plan meeting
Treatment:
Behavioral: Goals of care decision support
Control
No Intervention group
Description:
Attention control information on dementia care

Trial contacts and locations

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