Since progressive dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by behavioural as well as cognitive disturbances, the Kingston Standardized Behavioural Assessment (KSBA) (both community and long-term care forms) was designed to complement cognitive assessment tools such as the Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (KSCAr) or the Brief Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (BKSCAr) by providing a measure of the behavioural impairment which currently affects an individual with dementia. 4 Pages.

Since progressive dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by behavioural as well as cognitive disturbances, the Kingston Standardized Behavioural Assessment (KSBA) (both community and long-term care forms) was designed to complement cognitive assessment tools such as the Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (KSCAr) or the Brief Kingston Standardized Cognitive Assessment - Revised (BKSCAr) by providing a measure of the behavioural impairment which currently affects an individual with dementia. 4 Pages.

This “staging” tool evaluates functional deterioration in individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) throughout the entire course of the illness. 1 Page.

This supplemental resource provides a quick summary of the trail making tests administration and interpretation.
It contains parts A and B and instructions in 5 Pages.  Click on this link and use the download arrow in the upper right of the screen to save on your computer.

This resource provides an at-a-glance summary about how to administer and interpret the Mini-Cog. 1 Page.

This test combines a three-item recall with a Clock Drawing Test (CDT) as a quick measure of cognitive function. It is relatively uninfluenced by level of education or language variations. 1 Page.

This supplemental resource provides a quick summary of the dementia risk calculator administration and interpretation. 1 Page.

This short screening tool allows an overall risk score based on aggregate scores from the individual’s risk factors in three areas: age, vascular risk factors, and family history. A positive score on the calculator tool warrants further assessment with the Dementia Quick Screen. 1 Page

This supplemental resource provides a quick summary of the dementia quick screen administration and interpretation.
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This tool is a combination of three commonly employed cognitive assessment items. It can be used when a positive score is obtained using the Dementia Risk Calculator. 2 Pages.

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