Getting Here
Location
Hong Kong Adventist Hospital,
40 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong
Telephone
(852) 3651 8888
4001 206 016 (China Toll Free)
Fax
(852) 3651 8800
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Cognitive Self-assessment Tools (AD8) (download in pdf)

The following eight-question test is designed to detect early cognitive changes associated with common dementia. However, no single tool is recognized as the optimal brief assessment to determine if a full dementia evaluation is needed. For a definitive diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment or dementia, individuals should be evaluated further by a specialist.

 

Remember, “Yes, a change” indicates that there has been a change in the last several years caused by cognitive (thinking and memory) problems.
1. Problems with judgment (e.g., problems making decisions, bad financial decisions, problems with thinking) e (thinking and memory) problems.
2. Less interest in hobbies/activities problems with thinking) e (thinking and memory) problems.
3. Repeats the same things over and over (questions, stories, or statements) Fragment--> e (thinking and memory) problems. 
4. Trouble learning how to use a tool, appliance, or gadget (e.g., VCR, computer, microwave, remote control) e (thinking and memory) problems. 
5. Forgets the correct month or year 
6. Trouble handling complicated financial affairs (e.g., balancing checkbook, income taxes, paying bills)
7. Trouble remembering appointments 
8. Daily problems with thinking and/or memory 
 TOTAL AD8 SCORE ("Yes, a change" - 1 point;  "No change" & "N/A, don't know" - 0 point)

The AD8. (2005) Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Retrieved from www.alz.org/documents_custom/ad8.pdf

 

Result

Score Based on clinical research, the following cut points are provided:
0-1 Normal cognition
2 or great Cognitive impairment is likely to be present

 

Location

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road
40 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong

For Appointment

(852) 3651 8789
4001 206 016 (China Toll Free)

Opening Hours
  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  Saturday, Sunday
and Public Holiday
Closed
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(852) 3651 8789
Location

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road
40 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong

For Appointment

(852) 3651 8789
4001 206 016 (China Toll Free)

Opening Hours
  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  Saturday, Sunday
and Public Holiday
Closed
Health Assessment Online Booking
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Location

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road
40 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong

For Appointment

(852) 3651 8789
4001 206 016 (China Toll Free)

Opening Hours
  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  Saturday, Sunday
and Public Holiday
Closed