The Kettle Test - Free Product from Shirley Ryan Ability Lab


The Kettle Test is a brief performance-based test based on a complex, everyday task.   It is designed to asses cognitive functional performance and in particular tap into basic and higher level cognitive processes as a as a top-down measure of cognition-in-function in people at discharge from stroke rehabilitation.

The evaluator observes the patient completing the task of making two different hot beverages. Following the task, the clinician and the client discuss the task, how difficult the client's perspective of the task and how she/he performed.