Driving with Dementia: Evaluation, Referral, and Resources
- Published: Occupational Therapy in Health Care, December 2013
- Authors: E. Dickerson
- Date Added: 02 Jun 2017
- Last Update: 02 Jun 2017
The paper discusses the issues associated with driving and older adults, including the difficulty of identifying when it is time to give up the keys.
A review of the latest research and need for specialized services for those with diminished capacity.
The paper highlights how general practice occupational therapists must work in conjunction with driver rehabilitation specialists to meet the need of this growing population
A framework for referral and judgment is described and resources offered to practitioners to use.
Dementia, Driver rehabilitation specialists, Driving, Driving evaluation, Older adults