Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS)

Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS)

Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS)

The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) is a short cognitive screening instrument designed to minimise the effects of cultural learning and language diversity on the assessment of baseline cognitive performance.

Online DVD 
Guide to administration and scoring guide (with slight revisions 2009). Running time: 20 minutes.

RUDAS administration and scoring guide (PDF - 25 page booklet) 

RUDAS scoring sheet (PDF) 

RUDAS scoring sheet - Chinese (PDF) 

RUDAS scoring sheet - Italian (2 pages looseleaf) 

If you wish to borrow a copy of the RUDAS DVD guide to administration and scoring, Administration and scoring guide booklet; and the Scoring sheet contact your local Alzheimer's Australia library service for availability.

Published Material

RUDAS report and journal article abstracts (PDF) 

RUDAS validation report (PDF)

Contact your local Alzheimer's Australia library service for availability or ring the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500