We have developed a range of tests to help clinicians accurately assess cognitive function and diagnose frontotemporal dementia in patients.
Download the latest ACE - III. Available in several different languages and in English for adults with hearing impairment. For questions on the use of these diagnostic tests, please contact the Frontier Clinic at firstname.lastname@example.org
ACE - III in English for hearing impaired adults
ACE- III test translations
The ACE-III test is now available on iPads and mobile devices.
Our new mini ACE assesses orientation, memory, animal fluency and clock drawing. It is scored out of 30. We recommend two cut offs: 25/30 and 21/30.
We are expanding and dividing our normative data into age groups and educational levels. If you can provide normative data for control participants aged over 75, please contact us.
Download Frequently Asked Questions (pdf, 57.6KB).
Download a list of publications (pdf, 110KB) related to Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination.
Download the FES test (pdf, 621KB).
This short bedside screening instrument tests the integrity of executive function. FES measures verbal fluency, inhibitory control and working memory. It takes five to ten minutes to administer.
The Sydney Language Battery is a computer program that tests language at a single word level. There are 30 nouns with three or more syllables within the battery. Words are ordered with decreasing frequency and are graded into three broad levels of difficulty. Download the test (pdf, 18.3MB).
The Cambridge Semantic Memory Test Battery is a collection of tests that use the same 64 items across six categories to assess semantic memory. Download now (pdf, 5.8MB).
This questionnaire examines patient behaviour. Download (pdf, 1.2MB).
For background literature, see:
Please note that the Memory and Fluency subtests have not been included as the items in these subtests are identical in both ACE tests.
For more information, see:
So, M., Foxe, D., et al. (2018). The Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination III: Psychometric characteristics and relations to functional ability in dementia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.