I feel like that also with my mother scoring being so low, but still so alert that the OT at mum AZ day center said , how she always joins in the keep fit class , even thought they are setting down .It's a strange disease. I haven't read any posts that are similar to our experiences.
My friend went for careers advice when he left school. After undertaking a battery of tests, he was told:Brucie said:yet another Brucie story:
when I was 18 and still at school, I went to two major computer companies to sit aptitude tests, hoping to enter the bright new world of computing, as it was then.
both companies looked at the results and said "forget computers. You will never have a career here with computers".
From 1965 until 2004 I had a very successful career in computers, and wrote a number of books on the area.
Why, when they were so sure I was so hopeless?
The test they used was a type of intelligence test - I'm useless at those. Had they used a logic test I'd have sailed through.
It was the wrong test to determine my capabilities, just as the MMSE can be the wrong test - if used in isolation - to test the abilities of a person with dementia.
I had finished moving some paving stones in the garden and felt like I needed a reward. Checked the cupboards and fridge and found I had the ingredients for a trifle.Margarita said:was it home made or from a shop