Chedoke Arm and Hand Activity Inventory Summary
|What does the tool measure?||The CAHAI assess upper limb functional recovery.|
|What types of clients can the tool be used for?||The CAHAI can be used with, but is not limited to clients with stroke.|
|Is this a screening or assessment tool?||Assessment|
|Time to administer||An average of 20 to 25 minutes.|
|Versions||CAHAI, CAHAI-9, CAHAI-8, CAHAI-7.|
|Other Languages||English, French, German, Hebrew and Italian.|
|Reliability||– Two studies have examined the internal consistency of the CAHAI and its shortened versions and reported excellent internal consistency using Cronbach’s alpha.
– One study examined the test-retest reliability of the CAHAI and reported excellent test-retest reliability using using the Intraclass Correlation Coefficient (ICC).
– No studies have examined the intra-rater reliability of the CAHAI.
– One study examined the inter-rater reliability of the CAHAI and reported excellent inter-rater reliability using ICC.
|Floor/Ceiling Effects||No studies have examined the floor/ceiling effects of the CAHAI.|
|Sensitivity/ Specificity||No studies have examined the sensitivity/specificity of the CAHAI.|
|Does the tool detect change in patients?||One study examined the responsiveness of the CAHAI and reported that the minimal detectable change between two evaluations in stable patients was 6.3 points.|
|Acceptability||The CAHAI is highly accepted by clients with stroke since is made up of real-life and non-gender specific items.|
|Feasibility||The administration of the CAHAI is easy and quick to perform.|
|How to obtain the tool?||The CAHAI can be obtained free of charge by visiting the official website: http://www.cahai.ca|