Appelhof 2019 / BEYOND-II

Study ID(s) and Acronym(s)
BEYOND-II
Current Status of Trial
Completed
Study Aim
Treatment Dementia
Study Design
RCT
Blinding
Unclear
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Multidisciplinary (educational and care programme)
Dosage and Duration
Thirteen YOD special care units were randomly assigned to three groups, which received the intervention at different time points. Four assessments took place every 6 months during a period of 18 months.
Absolute Number of Participants
274
Health Status/Diagnosis
Young-onset dementia (YOD)
Primary outcomes
Agitation // Agression
Key Points
"no significant differences were found in agitation, aggression, other NPS, or PDU after crossing over to the intervention condition. Conclusion: we found no evidence that the intervention for management of NPS in nursing home residents with YOD was more effective in reducing agitation, aggression, other NPS, or PDU compared with care as usual" Appelhof 2019