Functional Assessment Staging of Alzheimer’s Disease (FAST)
What it measures:
FAST (Functional Assessment Staging) is a functional scale that is used to assess stage of dementia in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
This summary contains information on use of this test in patients or clients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
You Might Also Like...
CPGDementia: Assessment, Management and Support for People Living With Dementia and Their Carers [NG97]
Jun 20, 2018
This guideline provides recommendations related to diagnosis and management of patients with dementia.
CPGPractice Guideline Update: Mild Cognitive Impairment
Jan 16, 2018
This guideline provides recommendations related to the diagnosis and management of patients with mild cognitive impairment.
May 29, 2017
PTs work with patients with dementia to address mobility and strength limitations, minimize fall risk factors, and enhance the patient’s quality of life.