Diagnosing cognitive impairments can be a scary process to go through. For the patient, it can feel as if they are losing their mind. For their loved ones, it is scary to watch this process and not have a definitive answer for what is going on. That’s why Polmed Primary Care – Walk-In Clinic provides the mini-mental screening & treatment in Palm Harbor.
Discover the topics that mini-mental screenings go over, how we can help, and what to expect with your appointment:
What Questions Are Covered?
There are around 11 questions on this mental screening that helps to determine the cognitive issues that may be developing. These questions include:
- Orientation to both place and time
- Acknowledgment of three words
- Ability to recall those three words later
- Visual constructions
- Calculation and attention
The scores can range from no impairment to mild or severe. Impairment could the result of a brain injury, the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s, stroke, or other conditions.
Once our compassionate team members have performed the screening, a treatment plan is then developed. Our medical team has experience working with all varieties of cognitive impairments and can help develop a treatment that works for each unique case. The medical staff here understands the frightening circumstances that can come with cognitive changes. Allow us to provide you with compassionate care throughout this new path.
Give us a call today at (727) 399-2054 for more information on our mini-mental screening & treatment in Palm Harbor. With our same-day check-in process, we provide the care you need when you need it. Our staff speaks multiple languages such as Hungarian, Khmer, Polish, and English to serve our community better. We look forward to assisting you with all your medical needs.