Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
15/01/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Paul Roderick

ORCID ID

Contact details

Institute of Public Health Medicine
University of Southampton
Level B
South Academic Block
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)2380 796 532
pjr@soton.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To evaluate the outcomes of a new domiciliary rehabilitation service for stroke patients and their carers in comparison with the usual care provided in geriatric day hospitals.
2. To estimate the costs of the different approaches and to thereby determine the relative cost-effectiveness of the two models.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Cerebrovascular disease

Intervention

1. Domiciliary rehabilitation
2. Care from geriatric day hospitals

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Assessments at baseline 3, 6 and 12 months post entry to study.
1. Patient functional status and quality of life:
1.1. Barthel index
1.2. Rivermead mobility index
1.3. Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale
1.4. Frenchay Activities Index
1.5. SF36
2. Carer outcomes:
2.1. Carer strain index
2.2. SF36
2.3.GHQ
3. Resource use
3.1. NHS:
3.1.1. rehabilitation
3.1.2. inpatient/outpatient
3.1.3. GP
3.1.4. district nurse
3.1.5. speech therapy
3.2. Social services:
3.2.1. home help
3.2.2. meal on wheels
3.2.3. day centre
4. Costs of domiciliary rehabilitation, day hospital visit including transport

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/1995

Overall trial end date

31/12/1997

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Stroke patients age 55+ who required rehabilitation post discharge

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

140 (added 15/01/10; see publication)

Participant exclusion criteria

Terminal illness, need for day hospital care for social or medical reasons

Recruitment start date

01/04/1995

Recruitment end date

31/12/1997

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Institute of Public Health Medicine
Southampton
SO16 6YD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive South West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2001 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11509308

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Roderick P, Low J, Day R, Peasgood T, Mullee MA, Turnbull JC, Villar T, Raftery J, Stroke rehabilitation after hospital discharge: a randomized trial comparing domiciliary and day-hospital care., Age Ageing, 2001, 30, 4, 303-310.

Additional files

Editorial Notes