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    CAMS1: Administrator Survey

    This survey targets the organizational and/or system level policies and procedures.

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    CAMS2: Staff Survey

    This survey targets the organizational and/or system level policies and procedures.

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    CAMS3: Patient Satisfaction Survey

    This survey targets service recipients and is specifically designed in pictographic format to support comprehension of the questions and to facilitate methods of responding that get around the language barrier.


Communicative Access Measures for Stroke (CAMS) is a suite of surveys that can help an institution - facility/unit evaluate the degree to which it is communicatively accessible for people with stroke and aphasia. See a preview of the survey questions used here (PDF).

CAMS can be used to help develop:


How can CAMS help me?

Check out the published journal article that evaluates CAMS as a quality improvement tool targeting communicative access to information and decision-making for stroke patients with language disorders.

Kagan, A., Simmons-Mackie, N., Victor, J. C., & Chan, M. T. (2017). Communicative Access Measures for Stroke: Development and Evaluation of a Quality Improvement Tool. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 98(11), 2228-2236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.04.017