Dementia and Driving - VIC

Read general information and guidelines about driving and dementia here

Driving in Victoria - information and resources

CHANGED CONDITIONS AHEAD: Dementia and Driving Guide for Families and Carers (FC)

This guide is for carers, family members and friends of a person with dementia who is driving, or has recently stopped driving. Topics covered include: recognising driving warning signs, responding to changes in driving ability, when safety is an immediate concern, starting the conversation about driving, working with health professionals and staying active, mobile and connected. This guide complements the RACV Dementia Driving and Mobility brochure, which is available for download below.

Download a copy of CHANGED CONDITIONS AHEAD: Dementia and Driving Guide for Families and Carers (PDF)
 

Dementia, Driving and Mobility (FC, PWD, HP)

This booklet provides a summary of the key issues surrounding driving and dementia and describes what other mobility options exist for people who can no longer drive. A list of important services and information sources are also included.

Download a copy of Dementia, Driving and Mobility - RACV (PDF)

 

Videos

Starting the Conversation

This video features a series of Q&As with carers who have supported a person with dementia through the process of giving up driving. Carers discuss the challenges they and their loved ones faced and the things that helped.

 

Staying Active, Mobile and Connected

Presented by Actor and Dementia and Driving Ambassador, Terence Donovan. This video outlines ways that people with dementia who need to reduce or stop driving can stay active, mobile connected.

Related links


Research reports

Dementia and Driving in Victoria: Survey Report, March 2013

Download a copy of Dementia and Driving in Victoria: Survey Report, March 2013 (PDF)
 

Dementia and Driving, RACV Report, April 2013

Download a copy of Dementia and Driving, RACV Report, April 2013 (PDF)