Archive for the ‘OT Driver Assessment’ Category

Get From A to B with ILC!

The ILC’s Driving Service provides driver rehabilitation services for people with disability or a medical condition which may affect their ability and confidence to drive. In addition to assessments we are now offering driving lessons with a Driving Instructor experienced in rehabilitation, driving in a modified vehicle. Lessons are available for first-time drivers as well […]

Enabling Gerry’s independence through driving

Gerry works for the Health Department and being able to drive to and from work, as well as to other events and activities, plays a big part in her independence. Gerry, who has a spinal cord injury, has been driving with hand controls for many years. After buying a new car, a 2017 Toyota Aurion, […]

How can senior drivers contribute ‘Towards Zero’ and be safe on the road?

After attending the Australasian Road Safety Conference in Queensland, Id like to share some information with you about the key national Road Safety Strategy “Towards Zero”. What I like about this strategy is that it acknowledges that all people will make mistakes, so they look to other elements to absorb and reduce the impacts of […]

OT Driver Assessments in Northam and Bunbury

In recognising that people from regional areas may find it difficult to travel to the metropolitan area, and are more comfortable with regional driving, the ILC Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment Service expanded its services in 2014 to provide regular assessments in Bunbury and Northam. The team now includes a local Driver Trained Occupational Therapist in […]

Is your drivers licence up to date?

Are you aware that conditions required for you to drive safely are listed on the back of your licence, and on the Department of Transports computer system?   These conditions may be: To wear prescribed visual aids To take prescribed medications Medical restriction to drive in a daylight hours only To drive with specified drivers […]