Yes, most of the patterns indicate a trend reversal (at the point of initiating the trade) and it allows you to stay in the trend as long as the trend lasts. Remember, most of the candlestick patterns comes in with a pre defined stoploss.
There are lot of trend indicators available like RSI ,super trend etc which gives good results and if combined with candlestick reversal pattern ( hammer,shooting star) will enhance trading.
Drawing the trend lines on candle stick and trading breakout also helps to greater extent in recognizing price movement.
If you follow 15 mins , ideal would be 1hr (trend),15 mins and 5mins ( entering the trade).
Daily pattern are used by positional traders.