Functional Reach Test Calculator


The Functional Reach Test is a single item test developed as a quick screen for balance problems in older adults.   Requirements The patient must be able to stand independently for at least 30 seconds without support and be able to flex the shoulder to at least 90 degrees. Equipment and Set up A yard … Read more

Assessment Tools for Occupational Therapy

9-Hole Peg 30 Second Chair Stand Action Research Arm Test Activity Card Sort (ACS) Activities of Daily Living Index Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC) Acute Stroke Dysphagia Screen Arm Motor Ability Test (AMAT) Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) Barthel Index for ADLs Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development Beery VMI Berg … Read more



1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things Not at all Several days More than half the days Nearly every day 2. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless Not at all Several days More than half the days Nearly every day 3. Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much Not at all Several days … Read more

OTDUDE’s Player Scoreboard

Helps to keep score between 2 players. Features a clock to keep track of the time. 0 -10   -5    -1    +1    +5     +10     0 -10   -5    -1    +1    +5     +10         Reset Player 1    Reset Player 2 Bookmark

CARE Tool Calculator / Decision Tree (CMS IRF-PAI IMPACT Act)


Quick Facts Changes are result of Improvement Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act. CARE = Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation Outcome measures are being implemented across all post-acute care (PAC) settings for Medicare beneficiaries IRF – Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities MDS – Minimum Data Set (Skilled Nursing Facilities – SNFs) LTCH – Long Term Care Hospitals … Read more

Morse Fall Scale


1. History of falling? No (+0) Yes (+25) 2. Secondary diagnosis (more than 1 diagnosis) No (+0) Yes (+15) 3. Ambulatory aid None, on bedrest, uses wheelchair (+0) Crutches, cane(s), walker (+15) Furniture (+30) 4. IV/Heparin lock or saline No (+0) Yes (+20) 5. Gait None, on bedrest, uses wheelchair (+0) Weak (uses touch for … Read more

Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)


1. Best eye response Spontaneous (open with blinking at baseline) +4 To verbal stimuli, command, speech +3 To pain only (not applied to face) +2 No eye opening +1 2. Verbal response Oriented +5 Confused conversation, but able to answer questions +4 Inappropriate words +3 Incomprehensible sounds +2 No response +1 3. Motor response Obeys … Read more