Maintaining independent mobility

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Maintaining independent mobility

24 Nov 2022
Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand L30

These CPD sessions will outline how Driving Mobility assessments identify physical and cognitive client abilities, with a view to maintaining or regaining safe driving.  Each assessment establishes a person’s fitness-to-drive relative to specific medical conditions and is carried out by qualified OTs and Approved Driving Instructors.

 

Learning outcomes:

  • Delegates will reflect on the role of occupational therapy within driving
  • Greater appreciation of the link between driving and independence
  • Consideration of the practical elements of a driving assessment ie. cognitive skills and physical function
  • Develop greater understanding of vehicle adaptions and support to remain driving

 

 

Speakers
Jaqueline Guerin, Driving Mobility - Occupational Therapist
David Blythe, General Manager - William Meritt Centre

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