Assessment of brain fog
Health Professionals can complete the following initial assessments in order to identify any specific cognitive deficits or areas of concern which may require further medical investigation:
Discussion about symptoms, medications, blood tests, investigations/imaging etc.
A detailed comprehensive assessment completed by a range of professions looking at your symptoms alongside your medical history, medications, lifestyle, habits and routines.
Self-Monitoring and Reporting
Your own perspective of how your cognition has changed from what it was pre-Covid; along with the perspective of family and friends.
Outcome Measures/Screening Tools
Questionnaires completed by a range of disciplines, which look at look at Fatigue, Mental Fatigue, Breathing Pattern, Sleep, Diet, Mental Health.
Formal Cognitive Assessment
A formal pen and paper assessment completed by GP, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Practitioner, assessing different areas of cognition.
A practical assessment completed by an Occupational Therapist where you are assessed completing activities of daily living such as making a cup of tea; getting washed and dressed or shopping. A functional assessment is used to observe the effect that your cognitive deficits have on your day to day functioning.