Functional Skill Regression in Late-Stage Demel 1 tias

  title={Functional Skill Regression in Late-Stage Demel 1 tias},
  author={Ninette R. Nolen},
One hundred fifty-two institutionalized persons with late-stage dementia were rated with a geriatric developmental screening scale that notes cognitive, language, sensorimotor, and self-care abilities. The results showed that the loss offunctional abilities in late-stage dementias seems to occur in reverse order of their development in childhood. Developmental congruence was noted within these persons regardless ofdiagnosis. In addition, the average functional age rating correlated well with… CONTINUE READING