Addenbrooke Cognitive Exam ACE III - Free Product from University of Sydney
The Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination was originally developed as a theoretically motivated extension of the MiniMental State Exam (MMSE). The ACE attempted to address the neuropsychological omissions and improve the screening performance of the MMSE The ACE encompassed tests of five cognitive domains: attention/orientation, memory, language, verbal fluency, and visuospatial skills. Scored out of 100, with a higher score denoting better cognitive function. The recommended cut-off scores are 88 and 83. Studies suggest the ACE has good sensitivity and specificity for identifying dementia (0.93 and 0.71; 0.82 and 0.96, respectively).