Alzheimer's Family Caregiver Intervention in Vietnam

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Age: 21 years or older
Gender:
Any
Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Keywords: dementia, vietnam, caregiver, alzheimer's
Type: Behavioral study
Target:
50 Participants
Investigator:
Description
This study hopes to help family members caring for someone with memory loss or dementia.
This study requires

• If you agree to participate, you will be assigned to one of two groups. One group will receive training from a healthcare provider 3-6 times in your home or another location that is convenient to you. During our meetings, you will receive information and training. This will help you learn more about your relative’s condition, about how to provide better care, and how to improve your own health and well-being.

• The second group will receive educational materials to help care for someone with memory loss and an educational training at the of the study.

• Participants in both groups will also meet two times to answer questionnaires about their health and the care they provide

• We will also ask you questions about your health and the care you provide to your relative

Who can participate

Inclusion criteria:

  • Family member providing care to someone in household with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia

Exclusion criteria:

  • Cognitively impaired
Benefits and risks of participating
BENEFITS:

We cannot promise any benefits to you as a result of taking part in this research study.


RISKS:

The study doctor will discuss the risks associated with taking part in this research study.
Compensation
We will reimburse you $10 at the end of each study visit.
Resources
Schedule
Study duration and period
Each family caregiver will participate in the study for 3 months.
Recruitment period
From April 2, 2018
Location
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
Contact
Walter Hinton, MD
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Family Caregivers

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