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RUDAS Administration and Scoring Guide (Queensland Health)

RUDAS

Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS)

Administration and Scoring Guide

The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS): A Multicultural Cognitive Assessment Scale (Storey J, Rowland J, Basic D, Conforti D & Dickson H)* is a short cognitive screening instrument designed to minimise the effects of cultural learning and language diversity on the assessment of baseline cognitive performance.

Publications

  • The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) and the Folstein MMSE in a multicultural cohort of elderly persons.  International Psychogeriatrics (2006), 18:1, 111-120.
  • The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS): a multicultural cognitive assessment scale. International Psychogeriatrics (2004), 16:1, 13-31.

 

(*Funded under the NSW Dementia Action Plan, 1996-2001, a joint initiative of the NSW Health Department and the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.)


Last updated: 1 January 2009