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Caregivers clinical trials at University of California Health

11 in progress, 6 open to eligible people

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  • Dyadic Sleep Health Approach for Persons With Alzheimer's Disease and Caregivers

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a randomized controlled trial over 5 years, using Stage II of the NIH-defined stage model for behavioral intervention development. We will evaluate the efficacy of the sleep intervention program (Care2Sleep) on sleep, health status measures, and quality of life (for dyads), and inflammation (for caregivers only). Eligible participants will be randomly assigned to in-person Care2Sleep, telehealth Care2Sleep, or to an in-person education control group. The Care2Sleep programs and the control education program will consist of five sessions. The intervention and control programs will begin after baseline assessment and randomization. Posttreatment assessments will be performed immediately after the last session and at 6-month follow-up.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Collaborative Approach to Examining Adversity and Building Resilience Study

    open to eligible people ages 2 years and up

    To examine the behavioral, psychosocial, and biologic impact of resilience-promoting interventions associated with primary care.

    at UCSF

  • Dementia Family Caregiver Study

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The proposed study will test a 3-month, community health worker (CHW) delivered home visit, culturally and language-appropriate intervention for ethnic and underserved dementia family caregivers of persons with dementia (PWD) using wearable technology for real time monitoring of caregivers' stress and sleep. The CHW delivered home visit intervention includes stress reduction techniques by mindful deep breathing and compassionate support/listening and caregiving education to improve caregiver's health, wellbeing, and positive interactions with the PWD. This dementia caregiver study using wearable technology has the potential to significantly lessen health disparities in dementia care, assisting underserved ethnic dementia caregivers in self-management and increasing their quality of life.

    at UC Irvine

  • Family, Responsibility, Education, Support, and Health for Latino Caregivers (FRESH-LC)

    open to eligible people ages 5-12

    The objective of this proposed study is to collect initial efficacy data on a telehealth family-based behavioral program for Latino children with overweight or obesity, which also includes additional caregiver support (PBT-AC), compared with health education (HE).

    at UCSD

  • Limited English Proficiency Virtual Family-Centered Rounds

    open to all eligible people

    This study will be a pilot test of using telehealth with an interpreter as an additional option for parents with limited English proficiency to join family-centered rounds in the neonatal intensive care unit.

    at UC Davis

  • Resilience Clinic Evaluation

    open to eligible people ages 2-5

    Early life adversity can affect children's physical and mental health. The Resilience Clinic is a support program for young children and their caregivers who have been exposed to significant adversity, aiming to prevent the harmful effects of stress and improve child health, behavior, and development while also reducing caregiver stress. This study seeks to evaluate the Resilience Clinic, assessing the intervention's impact on child health, behavior, and development and caregiver stress and mental health.

    at UCSF

  • Unmet Social Needs Among Hospitalized Children

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of this pilot study is to determine the feasibility and acceptability of implementing a social needs screening and intervention protocol in the pediatric inpatient setting by conducting a pilot trial on a pediatric ward. The investigators' hypothesis is that it will be feasible and acceptable to implement a social needs screening and intervention protocol. The investigators will work with pediatric word healthcare team members to develop a social needs screening and intervention protocol. They will then compare preliminary health and social outcome measures between children hospitalized during the pre-intervention period (control group) vs. the post-intervention period (intervention group).

    at UCSF

  • Telehealth-Based ASD Assessments and Supports on Child and Caregiver Outcomes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The overall goal of this study is to evaluate telehealth and internet-based approaches to meet accessibility challenges for families with concerns about ASD in their infants. In this study, we will gather exploratory data related to the potential of two telehealth tools: 1) The Telehealth Evaluation of Development for Infants (TEDI); and 2) "Help is in Your Hands" (HIIYH), a set of video materials and information on interactive strategies parents can use to support their child's communication development. We will recruit families participating in an ongoing study using the TEDI (R21 HD100372, PI: Talbott) to evaluate infants' behavioral development. As families exit the parent TEDI study and enter the current study, we will ask parents to complete online questionnaires, and randomize them to either receive immediate access to additional online materials (HIIYH) for parents or no additional materials. After 12 weeks, parents will complete online questionnaires and all families will then be given access to the online materials. When children reach 30 months, we will collect additional questionnaires, complete a live telehealth behavioral session with toddlers and their caregivers, and conduct an exit interview with parents to gather feedback about their experience.

    at UC Davis

  • Pilot Study: A Telehealth Intervention for Caregivers of Infants With Early Signs of ADHD

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This project will build on the investigators' work focused on early identification of ADHD, expanding to the development of a feasibility/pilot intervention involving early intervention for such infants. The investigators will evaluate the effectiveness of a telehealth-delivered, caregiver-implemented supportive intervention for infants/toddlers show early self-regulation difficulties.

    at UC Davis

  • Screening for Acute Malnutrition

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This project includes a pilot cluster-randomized trial of the efficacy of training caregivers to screen for acute malnutrition (AM) in children aged 6-59 months using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in Burkina Faso. The pilot will be conducted to establish the feasibility of procedures and preliminary outcome data to inform the sample size calculations and design of a future longer-term, fully powered cluster-randomized trial. Forty communities enrolled in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Child Health with Azithromycin Treatment (CHAT) trial will be randomly selected for this pilot and randomized to receive the caregiver training intervention or no additional intervention. All communities will continue to receive standard of care screening for AM according to national guidelines, which includes community-based screening for AM by community health workers using MUAC every 6 months. A baseline census will be conducted before randomization to enumerate the eligible population of caregivers and children 6-59 months old and measure MUAC. A final census with MUAC measurement will be conducted 6 months later (primary outcome). Data will be collected on all children presenting to the Centre de Santé et Promotion Sociale (CSPS) for malnutrition to track secondary outcomes. During intervention training, we will also conduct a diagnostic accuracy study to evaluate the validity of caregiver screening by comparing the MUAC measurements of caregivers against the gold standard measurement of the experienced health personnel conducting the training. Also during training, intervention communities will be randomized to one of two training approaches: training by caregivers or training by health agents and adherence to the protocol during follow-up monitoring visits will be compared to determine effectiveness of training.

    at UCSF

  • UC Health Care Planning Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Using a cluster randomized design at the clinic level, this project will implement and test three real-world, scalable advance care planning interventions among primary care clinics across three University of California health systems. Seriously ill patients identified using data from the electronic health record will receive (1) an advance directive with targeted messaging, (2) intervention 1 plus prompting to engage with the Prepare For Your Care website, or (3) intervention 2 plus engagement from a clinic-based facilitator. A Research cohort of patients will provide complete surveys at baseline, 12 and 24 months. The main outcomes are advance directive completion among the population cohort and goal concordant care among the Research cohort at 12 months.

    at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF

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