Dowson 2021

Study ID(s) and Acronym(s)
PRESIDE / ISRCTN10201482
Current Status of Trial
Protocol/Planned
Study Aim
Treatment Dementia
Study Design
RCT
Blinding
No blinding
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Singing
Dosage and Duration
Dyads consisting of a person with dementia (n = 80) and their carer (n = 80) will be recruited. Each dyad will be randomised either to attend 10 weeks of community group singing sessions straight away or to wait for 3 months before attending the sessions. The singing sessions will be led by experienced professional musicians and will last about 90 min, including time for socialising.
Absolute Number of Participants
80
Health Status/Diagnosis
Dementia
Unit of Allocation and/or Setting
Community setting
Primary outcomes
Attainment of feasibility criteria around recruitment, retention and the acceptability of the waiting list control.