What is Dementia Screen Evaluation
A dementia screening evaluation is a brief assessment of a patient’s mental and emotional functioning at a given moment in time and is designed to be repeated over time in order to track changes.
The dementia screen battery is comprised of a number of procedures designed to evaluate function in the following domains:
1) general intelligence
6) new learning and memory
7) higher level cognition-executive function
8) emotional status.
The evaluation also requires a clinical interview with the patient and others individuals who can provide additional information about the patient’s functioning.