“Dementia Caregiver Chronic Grief Management: A Live Online Video Intervention”
The exponential rise in the number of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) places a heavy burden on family caregivers. The caregiver role that extends well beyond the placement of the care recipient in long-term care is associated with chronic grief, depressive and anxiety symptoms, dissatisfaction with care, and conflict with long-term care facility staff. This study will test the effects of a cost effective chronic grief management intervention to be delivered using an online platform (Adobe Connect) and iPads. The study aims to decrease dementia caregivers' chronic grief, depressive and anxiety symptoms, and to improve their positive states of mind; to improve satisfaction with care post-placement and to attenuate caregivers' conflict with facility staff.
Behavioral - Chronic Grief Management Intervention-Video
The CGMI-V participant manual will be provided to participants either mailed or emailed. We will mail hard copies of the manual to caregivers who prefer them over the e-format. The technology assistant will review with each participant the use of technology Cisco WebEx and iPads) via e-mailed step-by-step written instructions and over-the-phone conferencing. Group sessions will take place using WebEx (an internet platform providing video connection) and iPads, at mutually agreed-upon times and d ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
Dementia Caregiver Chronic Grief Management: A Live Online Video Intervention