Cognitive Assessment Screening Tools
For patients with concerns about memory loss, especially if memory loss is affecting their ability to complete everyday activities or is getting worse with time, conduct an assessment to check their memory and problem solving skills.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is a cognitive screening test deigned to help health professionals detect mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease among their patients. It is a straight-forward screening tool that helps diagnosis patients and develop an appropriate follow-up and treatment plan. The MoCA assesses several cognitive domains and is a proven cognitive screening tool for many illnesses , including: