Driving and Dementia

Caregiver Resources

Education and Presentations:

  • At Risk Driver Program, Carolyn Douglas, Family Support Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
  • Driver Assessment & Training Services, Lisa Clubb, Saint Elizabeth Health Care

Toolkits and Guides:

  • Alzheimer Care Ethical Guidelines, Alzheimer Society of Canada
  • Caring for your loved one: An education guide for caregivers of persons with dementia, Baycrest Centre for Geriatrics (OT Dept) (Available through SHRTN Library Service)
  • Driver Assessment and Training Services, Saint Elizabeth Health Care (SEHC), includes DriveABLE in the Toronto and Driver
  • Driving and Dementia - Family Information, Brochure,The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Dementia Network
  • The Driving and Dementia Toolkit For Patients and Caregivers (1st Edition), Champlain Dementia Network, Regional Geriatric Assessment Program of Eastern Ontario

Physicians Resources

This Driving and Dementia - Physicians section links physicians and other primary care practitioners with links toonline education modules, journal articles and other print resources, videos, and downloadable slide presentations to support evidence based assessment of fitness-to-drive and follow-up strategies.

Education and Presentations:

  • A Practical Safe Driving Checklist and a Guide to Dementia Related Billing in Ontario, Related Documents: 10 Item Dementia and Driving Checklist, Dr. W.B. Dalziel Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Assessment of Fitness-to-Drive in Persons with Dementia, Frank Molnar
  • Driving and Dementia e-Learning Module
  • Fitness to Drive - Part One, Driving and Dementia for Front-line Clinicians, Frank Molnar
  • Fitnees to Drive - Part Two, After the Assessment Driving and Dementia for Front-line Clinicians, Frank Molnar

Journal Articles and Other Print Resources:


  • CanDRIVE aims to improve the health, safety and quality-of-life of Canada's older drivers
  • DriveABLE provides evidence-based practices for identifying the medically impaired driver