Allen's Cognitive Level Testing
Terms in this set (6)
Conscious but profoundly disabled. Stares, may sit, walk, or chew with simple commands. Needs 24-hour nursing care.
Actions related to comfort or discomfort. Short attention span of less than 10 minutes. May ander or be resistant to caregiver assistance. Needs 24-hour nursing care.
Manual actions. Pointless or destructive manipulation of objects. Behavior may be inappropriate or not goal-directed. Needs cues to groom.
Goal-directed with cues. Pace is slow and person pays little attention to environment. Needs support in community, as plans are often unrealistic.
Trial and error problem-solving. Often impulsive or careless. Fails to see consequences of behaviors, especially long-term.
Plans ahead. Thinks ahead before acting and can predict consequences of behavior. Independent and organized.