Parkinson's Disease - Cognitive Functional Rating Scale
The Parkinson's Disease - Cognitive Functional Rating Scale (PD-CFRS) is a 5 minutes Parkinson's Disease specific questionnaire addressed to explore a wide range of functional aspects suspected to be sensible to cognitive impairment in Parkinson's Disease, minimizing the motor impact of the disease.
All 12 questions explore with some examples, whether or not the patient has had trouble in performing an activity such as handling money, domestic economy, arranging holidays or meetings, handling personal mail, controlling drug treatment schedule, organizing daily activities, handling home electrical appliances, understanding how to use public transport, solving unforeseen events, explaining things he/she want to say, understanding the things he/she read, and handling the cell phone.
*This material may only be used by trained professionals.
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