Cognitive Testing

With emerging therapies in dementias, in particularly Alzheimer’s disease, special tests are required to measure the impact of treatment. As a result of our research and clinical experience, Neurodegenerative Disorders Research Pty Ltd now offers the following cognitive tests. The tests will be performed by specially trained staff.

  • ADAS COG test
  • Clinician Interview Based Impression of Change plus Caregiver Input/ Clinician Interview Based Impression of Severity (CIBIC/CIBIS) test
  • Geriatric Depression Scale
  • Clinical dementia rating scale and clinical dementia sum of boxes
  • Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS), specifically for young adults
  • Quality of Life in Alzheimer’s disease (QoLAD)
  • Clock drawing test (quantitative)
  • Symbol digits modalities test
  • Frontal behavioural inventory
  • Brief cognitive rating scale
  • Global deterioration scale
  • Acts of Daily Living Assessment
  • Neuropsychiatric inventory
  • Modified Hachinski Ischaemia Scale
  • Columbia suicide rating scale
  • Total functional capacity
  • Sleep assessment

Note that part costs for the above tests will be covered by the Medicare agreement.

To organise any of the above assessments, please complete and fax the Cognitive Testing Request Form.