Investigation of the Hospital Elder Life Program to prevent delirium | Not Recruiting
Investigation of the Hospital Elder... | Not Recruiting
Investigation of the Hospital Elder Life Program to prevent delirium

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Medical Conditions
  • Topic: Generic Health Relevance and Cross Cutting Themes
  • Subtopic: Generic Health Relevance (all Subtopics)
  • Disease: Health Services Research
Primary Contact Details
Not Recruiting
Recruitment Status
ISRCTN28213290
Primary Trial ID Number

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Summary
Not provided at time of registration
Research Details
  • Design:
    Case studies in three hospitals

    Objectives:
    1. Review and adapt the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) for use in the UK
    2. Identify strategies to support the implementation of HELP
    3. Determine the optimum methods to deliver HELP in routine care
Phase
Not Applicable
Study Design
Observational qualitative case study
Study Type
Observational
Intervention

Qualitative investigation with NHS staff, hospital volunteers, patient and carer representatives including three, two-hour facilitated workshops in three hospital sites, individual interviews and focus groups. Three workshops in each of the three hospital sites will be undertaken over 12 - 18 months.

Intervention Type
Other
Primary Outcome Measures
    Qualitative investigation
Secondary Outcome Measures
    No secondary outcome measures
Publication(s)
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Result Reports
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Gender
Both
Age Range
Adult
Who Can Participate
Patient
Number of Participants
Planned sample size: 90; UK sample size: 90
Participant Inclusion Criteria
    Participants in the study will be NHS staff, hospital volunteers, and patient and/or carer representatives. Following discussion with relevant managers and clinicians, HELP development teams will be set up in three hospitals. Eight to ten staff and others having a potential interest/role in the programme (e.g. senior manager, senior doctor, matron, nurse consultant and/or specialist nurse, staff nurse, therapist, manager of the volunteer service, volunteer, patient representative, care assistant and ward clerk) will be approached for participation. Additionally, a number of other clinical staff and volunteers will be approached for interview and focus group participation.

    Target Gender: Male and female
    Lower Age Limit: 18 years
Participant Exclusion Criteria
    Does not meet inclusion criteria
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Trial Location(s)
Bradford
BD9 6RJ
Trial Contact(s)
Primary Trial Contact
Other Trial Contacts
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Countries Recruiting
United Kingdom
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Scientific Title
An investigation of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) system of care to prevent delirium: a qualitative case study
EudraCT Number
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Funder(s)
  • National Insititute for Health Research (NIHR) (UK) - Programme Grant for Applied Research (PGfAR)
Other Study ID Numbers
8401
Sponsor(s)
Bradford Royal Infirmary (UK)
Key Dates

Recruitment Start Date

01 Dec 2009

Recruitment End Date

30 Nov 2012

Trial Start Date

01 Dec 2009

Trial End Date

30 Nov 2012

Date added to source

30 Jun 2010

Date updated in source

29 May 2015