Accession Number:

AD1052113

Title:

Interventions for Parent Caregivers of Injured Military/Veteran Personnel

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Apr 2017,31 Mar 2018

Corporate Author:

Memphis VA Medical Center Memphis United States

Report Date:

2018-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

This randomized clinical trial of 160 parent caregivers of combat wounded adult children, half in each arm, will compare 6 30-minute online webinars to 6 one-hour individual sessions modeled on the REACH VA caregiver intervention, focusing on education, skills building and support over three months. Study aims are to Modifyrefine REACH intervention and Caregiver materials for Parent Caregivers, Determine adherence to the intervention and barriers to adherence, Determine if Caregivers respond to individual and e-learning interventions with improvements in depression, burden, anxiety, Caregiver frustrations, and management of Veteran problems, Determine Caregivers subjective benefit from the two interventions satisfaction, usefulness, suggested changes, topics, strategies missing or needing expansion, and relevance, and Determine appropriateness of eligibility criteria to identify Caregivers who experience subjective and objective benefit. Data are collected at baseline, 3, and 6 months.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE