A review the current guidelines and evidence relating to driving and dementia (and driving with mild cognitive impairment) which is intended to help clinicians offer advice and make decisions about driving safety. The assessment tools / strategies available are considered.
Allan, CL. Behrman, S. Baruch, N. [and] Ebmeier, KP. (2016). Driving and dementia: a clinical update for mental health professionals. Evidence Based Mental Health. November 2016; 19(4): 110-113.
This was brought to our attention by:
Nair, A. (2017). Driving and dementia: when’s the best time to hang up those driving gloves? [Online]: The Mental Elf. January 5th 2017.
Preparing for Difficult Conversations
A module has been developed specially to assist health professionals in communicating difficult messages concerning “driving cessation”:
Byszewski, A. Power, B. [and] Lee, L. [et al] (2017). Driving and dementia: workshop module on communicating cessation to drive. Canadian Geriatrics Journal: CGJ. December 22nd 2017; 20(4): 241-245.