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Allen's Cognitive Levels

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yutenise's version from 2016-06-10 23:59

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Level I (Automatic Actions)Conscious to the external environmental is minimal. characterized by automatic motor responses and changes in the autonomic nervous system.
Level II (Postural Actions)PROP cues. Poor imitation of posture. unable to imitate the running stitch, three stitches.
Level III (Manual Actions)Repetitive Training. Recognize family & friends. Able to complete basic self-care tasks if VERBAL reminders are provided. Sanding. Follow simple directions: "Squeeze my hands" or "Look at me." Able to imitate the running stitch, three stitches.
Level IV (Goal-Directed Actions)VISUAL cues. Can carry out established routines but cannot cope w/ unexpected events. Matching colors of clothing, step by step illustrated directions, engage in simple activities (self-feeding and dressings), learn new skills by imitating a model or demonstration. Provide project samples for clients to dublicate. Able to imitate the whipstitch, three stitches.
Level V (Exploratory Actions)Understand cause and effect. New learning occurs. Overt trial and error problem solving. Can performa a task involving 3 familiar steps and a new one, plan a 3 course meal. Able to imitate the single cordovan using overt trial and error methods, three stitches.
Level VI (Planned Actions)SYMBOLIC cues. Can do mental trial and error problem solving. 30 mins of attention spane, aware of month, time, & year, ADL with min A, ability to recognize errors, written directions for the clients to follow. Able to imitate the single cordovan stich using covert trial and error methods, three stitches.
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