Assessment in severe dementia: the Guy's Advanced Dementia Schedule.

  title={Assessment in severe dementia: the Guy's Advanced Dementia Schedule.},
  author={Terry Ward and B Dawe and Annie M. Procter and Elizabeth V. Murphy and John A. Weinman},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={22 3},
Previous findings suggest that severely demented subjects are often capable of responding in some ways to stimulation. This study describes the development of a schedule which can discriminate between subjects on the basis of their responses to a range of objects of varying familiarity. The schedule includes extensive prompting to elicit a range of responses from simple taking of objects through to naming and using. The measure was found to be reliable and valid against the Clifton Assessment… CONTINUE READING