Driving assessments to determine an individuals medical fitness to drive.
Individuals with medical conditions, disabilities or medications that may impact the mental and physical abilities to drive safely.
Call 416-398-1035 for further details. Fees are not covered by OHIP.
The assessment program has 2 components: medical assessment and road evaluation.
Medical Assessment: The Occupational Therapist will begin in clinic with a one and one half (1½) hour evaluation of the clients vision, perception, physical functioning and cognitive skills relative to driving.
Road Test: A Certified Driving Instructor together with the Occupational Therapist will take the client out for a one (1) hour on-road evaluation in one of the facilitys vehicles. The vehicle is equipped with dual brakes for safety and will be outfitted with driving controls or modifications as needed.
Following the assessment, the outcome and recommendations will be discussed with the client and summarized in a clear, concise written report, which is sent to the client, referring physician and, if required, the Ministry of Transportation Driver Improvement Office.
Note: Saint Elizabeth Health Care – SEHC’s Driver Assessment and Training Services, includes DriveABLE in Toronto and Driver Rehabilitation Services, formerly a program of Bloorview MacMillan. Driver Rehabilitation Services has enabled clients to drive since 1976.
For complete details visit their website.