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Want to know more about your brain function? Get a cognitive assessment online.

Our occupational therapists can provide a thorough cognitive assessment by video from your phone, tablet, or computer.

Currently available in Ontario. Coming soon to other provinces.

Getting a cognitive assessment on Maple is easy.

First, submit your request

Schedule your assessment with an occupational therapist at a time that’s convenient for you.

Assessments are $85 and follow-up consultations are $40. Your assessment will provide you with more information about your neurofunction, which can help your healthcare provider develop a treatment plan specific to your needs.

Assessments aren’t eligible for provincial health plan coverage. If you have private insurance, you may be eligible for coverage depending on your plan — please check directly with your insurer.

Next, you'll be matched with an occupational therapist

Your initial consultation will include a thorough functional cognitive assessment that evaluates 25 key cognitive skills, including :

  • Attention
  • Communication
  • Memory
  • Comprehension
  • Judgment

Following your assessment, your occupational therapist will complete a report within 48 hours that you’ll be able to view and download from your profile. Cognitive assessments aren’t intended to provide a diagnosis or treatment plan.

Review your assessment and next steps

Your occupational therapist will provide you with a summary of your assessment and recommendations for the next steps. Follow-up consultations are available depending on your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Occupational Therapists?

Occupational Therapists, also known as “OTs”, are healthcare providers who help solve problems that interfere with a person’s ability to do tasks and activities that are important to them. This includes everyday tasks like brushing your teeth, climbing stairs, getting dressed, playing sports, and engaging in social activities. OTs often work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, corporate companies, and people’s homes.

Occupational therapists are regulated healthcare professionals. Becoming an occupational therapist typically requires six to seven years of schooling, which includes an undergraduate degree, a Masters Program, and a provincial certification exam.

All OTs on Maple are licensed in Canada.

Are cognitive assessments available for everyone?

Yes. Cognitive assessments are available to anyone, including healthy individuals who would like to have a baseline assessment completed.

Several medical conditions can also cause someone to seek a functional cognitive assessment. These include:

  • Concussion
  • Head injury
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Neurological disorder
  • Early or suspected dementia
Can a cognitive assessment serve as a capacity assessment?

No. Although this assessment can provide useful information and insight that may indicate that someone requires a capacity assessment, it cannot replace a formal capacity assessment. This type of evaluation assesses a person’s mental capacity to determine if they can make decisions around property and personal care.

Will the occupational therapist provide a specific treatment plan during the initial assessment visit?

No. The occupational therapist will complete a report within 48 hours of your assessment and will provide you with a summary of their findings and recommendations for the next steps. You can discuss the summary of your assessment with your primary healthcare provider. If you’d like to talk about your assessment in further detail or explore your occupational therapist’s recommendations, a follow-up visit may be required.

What can I expect for a follow-up visit?

During the follow-up visit, your occupational therapist can take you through your assessment results in further detail, review recommendations, and provide education about brain health education with self-directed strategies to help you with challenges you’re facing.

Is the cognitive assessment the same test as a MoCA?

No. MoCA stands for Montreal Cognitive Assessment. This test is most often used to screen for and assess dementia, Alzheimer’s, or related conditions. Both tests assess cognitive function, but the assessment itself is different.

What do I need to do to prepare for the cognitive assessment?

Make sure you’re in a quiet, distraction-free space and have a piece of paper and a pen or pencil with you.

Schedule a virtual cognitive assessment with an occupational therapist.

Get a functional cognitive assessment online that evaluates 25 key cognitive skills, including attention, communication, and memory.