Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed
Estimated Enrollment
200

Inclusion Criterias

been diagnosed with dementia (all stages) or MMSE below 23 for high school educated and 17 for less than high school education
can sit for at least 50 mins.
able to communicate verbally or nonverbally
...
been diagnosed with dementia (all stages) or MMSE below 23 for high school educated and 17 for less than high school education
can sit for at least 50 mins.
able to communicate verbally or nonverbally
able to understand short sentences

Exclusion Criterias

no psychiatric disorders.
not under severe acute illness
no hospitalization within the past two weeks
no psychiatric disorders.
not under severe acute illness
no hospitalization within the past two weeks

Summary

Conditions
Dementia
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Care Provider)
  • Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 65 years and 125 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

This study will base on the pattern of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, to verify and compare the effectiveness of the three non-pharmacological complementary interventions, cognitive stimulation therapy, reminiscence therapy, and aroma-massage therapy on patients' cognitive functi...

This study will base on the pattern of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, to verify and compare the effectiveness of the three non-pharmacological complementary interventions, cognitive stimulation therapy, reminiscence therapy, and aroma-massage therapy on patients' cognitive function, behavior and psychological symptoms, and quality of life.

Inclusion Criterias

been diagnosed with dementia (all stages) or MMSE below 23 for high school educated and 17 for less than high school education
can sit for at least 50 mins.
able to communicate verbally or nonverbally
...
been diagnosed with dementia (all stages) or MMSE below 23 for high school educated and 17 for less than high school education
can sit for at least 50 mins.
able to communicate verbally or nonverbally
able to understand short sentences

Exclusion Criterias

no psychiatric disorders.
not under severe acute illness
no hospitalization within the past two weeks
no psychiatric disorders.
not under severe acute illness
no hospitalization within the past two weeks

Locations

Tainan, 701
Tainan, 701

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02126059
Collaborators
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Jing-Jy Wang, PhD National Cheng Kung University
  • Jing-Jy Wang, PhD National Cheng Kung University