Building Better Caregivers Online: An Online Workshop for Caregivers of Those With Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Alzheimer's or Other Dementia

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00799786


The workshop is a 6-week online workshop for caregivers of people with traumatic brain injury, post traumatic stress disorder, or dementia. It is being conducted jointly by the Stanford Patient Education Research Center and the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and is supported by a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Patient Care Services, Office of Care Management and Social Work. The goal of the study is to determine whether an online caregiver education and support workshop can have lasting beneficial effects in helping caregivers improve their self-management of health skills, stress, and improve their caregiving abilities.

Official Title

Building Better Caregivers Online

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:Any adult (18 and over) who provides caregiving services for at least 10
hours per week (counting direct caregiving and related activities) for a veteran with
traumatic brain injury, post traumatic stress disorder, or dementia, or is a veteran giving
care to someone with one of these disorders, and has access to the internet and an email
account. A caregiver is defined as any relative, partner, friend or neighbor who has a
significant personal relationship with and provides a broad range of assistance for an
older person or an adult with a chronic or disabling condition. These individuals may be
the sole caregiver or one of several that live with or separately from the person receiving

   - Live in California

   - Have access to the internet and an email account

   - Able to read English Exclusion Criteria:Live outside of California, Hawaii or Southern
   Nevada, under 18 years of age, not have access to a computer and own emai


behavioral: Building Better Caregivers Online Workshop

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Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Diana Laurent