- a general overview of dementia and driving and a road map (algorithm) to help you understand the health professional’s assessment process
- a description of the assessment process
- what to do depending on the outcome of the assessment (a safe-to-drive “green” section; an unsure “yellow” section and an unsafe-to drive “red” section, including tips for an alternate transportation plan)
- resources, including a sample advance directive (reprinted with permission from The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.), a sample letter from the doctor and a list of additional resources.
and a list of resources in your region.
A recent letter entitled "When it is time to hang up the keys: the driving and dementia toolkit -- for
persons with dementia (PWD) and caregivers -- a practical resource" was published in the journal BMC Geriatrics and provides more detail on the project.