Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
25/04/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively 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 David Smithard

ORCID ID

Contact details

Health Care of the Older Person
East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust
William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Road
Ashford
TN24 0LZ
United Kingdom
+44 01233 86214

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0514120843

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does intervention reduce morbidity and what is the prevalence?

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

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Dysphagia

Intervention

Cluster randomisation and speech therapy assessment and intervention. 2 Arms:
1. No extra speech therapy input. No treatment or usual treatment
2. Increased speech therapy input

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Quality of life, contacts with medical staff, infection rate.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2004

Overall trial end date

01/02/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Nursing home residents.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2004

Recruitment end date

01/02/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Health Care of the Older Person
Ashford
TN24 0LZ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust (NHS R&D Support Funding) + The Stroke Association

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes