Definitions for "Severe Cognitive Impairment"
This is the loss of the ability to understand ones surrounding. It is judged by the individuals ability to correctly understand time, place and person.
the deterioration or loss of intellectual capacity that requires substantial supervision by another person.
A loss or breakdown of the mental capability that is similar to Alzheimer's Disease and similar forms of dementia. It is measured by clinical evidence and standard tests that provide valid information regarding the patient's impairment which includes: Memory both short-term and long-term Orientation to people, places, or time Deductive or abstract reasoning.