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Improve OT Clinical Decision-Making, with Digital Cognitive Assessments




Over the last few decades, there have been incredible advancements in healthcare. While these advancements have resulted in people living longer and, presumably, staying in better physical health, our brains - the complex organ that effectively governs our quality of life - just aren't keeping up.


Deficits in cognition can arise from many physical and mental health challenges, as well as ageing and lifestyle factors. Despite this, cognition is not frequently measured as part of routine healthcare, or in acute treatment programs. When it is, occupational therapists (OTs) typically rely on rudimentary cognitive screening tools - for example, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and mini mental state examination (MMSE) - or else infrequent (and often delayed) specialised reports from MRIs, or comprehensive neuropsychological examinations.


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