Tag Archives: Driving in Dementia

Toolkit to Assist Retirement from Driving in Dementia (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This article discusses a project which has developed a toolkit to assist persons with dementia and their caregivers when planning for retirement from driving. The toolkit addresses the concerns of people with dementia and their families / carers, and offers … Continue reading

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Dementia and Driving Guidance (British Psychological Society / Newcastle University)

Summary Assistant Psychologist Kirsty Carter and Dr John-Paul Taylor from Newcastle University have developed a clinical pathway which offers clear guidelines for health workers with regard to helping dementia patients who wish to drive. The pathway examines the risks for the public and for … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation, Practice and Care Standards (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2008)

Abstract The 2008 Annual Evidence Update (AEU), produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period Spring 2007 – Summer 2008. This section of the AEU  is aimed at clinicians in primary care or general … Continue reading

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