Level of Awareness
Person Place Time and Situation
Levels of Consciousness
Awake and Alert
a lowered level of consciousness marked by listlessness, drowsiness, and apathy.
A state of impaired consciousness characterized by a marked diminution in the capacity to react to environmental stimuli.
in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness.
Glasgow Coma Scale
Assessment tool used to determine consciousness in clients. The Score of 15 reveals a fully oriented person. Like to see better than 12, lowest score is 3. Consists of eye movement, motor and verbal response.
Use proverb. A literal explanation or repeats the phrase means intellectual ability is impaired.
Expressive and receptive aphasia
Cannot speak or write
Cannot understand written or spoken words