There are aspects in everyday life that can cause distractions while driving. This blog goes over ways to avoid distractions while you are in your vehicle.
Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving — National (04/06/2021)Source: News
DCM: Stroke Recovery Includes Driving Through Occupational Therapy — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
2:16 Minute video sharing a case study about stroke recovery, that “mobility is everything” and the importance of including return to driving through Occupational Therapy.
Driving and Community Mobility - Finding an Occupational Therapy Practitioner to Help with Driving Needs — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
1:06 Minute video about the process to locate an Occupational Therapist to address driving concerns following a medical event.
DCM: Listening & Addressing Driver Concerns — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
1:28 minute video an Occupational Therapist shares the impact addressing driving concerns with respect and gravity has on the clients they serve.
What Is Your Role In Talking About Older Road User Safety — National (03/23/2021)Source: News
Health care providers can be vital in helping older road users recognize when it might be time to change their driving habits, seek a driving assessment to identify adaptations to their car and driving, or planning for the future.
Can changes in driving habits predict cognitive decline in older adults? — Missouri (03/18/2021)Source: University
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received 10 million in grants to support studies on the impacts of Alzheimer's, and depression on driving.
What to Know About Frailty in Older Adults — National (03/17/2021)Source: Association
Some older people can become very weak and everyday activities can become hard to do. This may be due to health conditions call fratily.
Pioneering Women in Road Safety — National (03/16/2021)Source: News
Women’s role in the automotive industry is often overlooked by figures such as Henry Ford or Walter P. Chrysler. But many features in our cars that we enjoy today were invented by women.
Keeping Seniors Driver Independent with Interprofessional Approach — National (03/04/2021)Source: Association
2:43 minute awareness video that addresses driving and community mobility and how occupational therapy can help find solutions to keep seniors independent and safe on the road.
Driving and Community Mobility – Overcome Senior Drivers Concerns — National (03/04/2021)Source: Association
1:23 minute video about what an older driver may expect when asking occupational therapy about driving concerns.