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Rancho Los Amigos Cognitive Scale - (PTA - Irongirl)

No Response Completely unresponsive to any stimuli
Generalized Response Reacts inconsistently and non-purposefully to stimuli in a nonspecific manner. Responses are often the same regardless of stimulus.
Localized Response React specifically but inconsistently to stimuli. May follow simple commands such as closing the eyes or squeezing the hand in an inconsistent delayed manner.
Confused-Agitated Behavior is bizarre and non-purposeful relative to immediate environment. Does not discriminate among persons or objects. Verbalization incoherent and/or inappropriate. Lack short and long-term recall.
Confused-Inappropriate Follow simple commands, but with complex commands or lack of structure the responses are non-purposeful, random, or fragmented. Distractible and lack focus. Inappropriate use of objects can't learn new tasks.
Confused-Appropriate Show goal-directed behavior, dependent on external input or direction. Show carryover from relearned activities. Responses incorrect due to memory issues but appropriate to situation.
Automatic-Appropriate Robot-like, minimal to no confusion, shallow recall. With structure able to initiate social or recreational activities; judgment remains impaired.
Purposeful-Appropriate Able to recall and integrate past and recent events and is aware of and responsive to environment. Carryover for new learning and needs no supervision once activities are learned.
Created by: irongirl
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