Category Archive: older drivers

The Ultimate Guide to the NDIS when driving is your goal

The Williams OT blog post for this month is something special, especially if you are in the NDIS space. Whether you are a client or participant, a care planner, or an NDIS local area coordinator, this post is for you. The Williams OT crew have been working in the NDIS space for a while now […]

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Ageing, mobility and driverless cars – emerging trends for older drivers – part 4

This month, and the final in our series on “Emerging Trends for older drivers”, we have had some guest blog writers come on board. Williams OT invited Dr Mandy Stanley and Dr Akshay Vij if they would like to tell us about their current research and investigation into the emergence of driverless cars and the […]

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Are you annoyed? Did you miss our conference call?

Did You Miss Our February Community conference call? On Feb 3rd 2017, Williams OT held  Community conference call. Every month, Brad Williams, Director and founder of Williams OT, jumps on the phone to answer your questions.  It doesn’t matter if you are a client, doctor, case manager, fleet manager or from another agency, you are all […]

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Emerging trends for older drivers – Part 2 – Alternative Transport Options

 2017 is here already and Williams Occupational Therapy has a lot of exciting things in store for this year. Our primary goals for the New Year, however, is to continue to promote safe driving for our clients and their families, and provide assistance modifying driving techniques or seeking alternative transport options.   As the second […]

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De-mystifying the new ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive’ Guidelines

October 1, 2016, marked the revised edition of ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive” Guidelines – a much awaited joint publication of the National Transport Commission (NTC) and Austroads. Did this updated rendition sneak under your radar? It didn’t sneak past us! Here are the key take outs we got from this year’s changes and how it […]

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Emerging trends for older drivers: our take on the latest research

Over the next couple of months, with family catching up with elderly parents, Williams OT is going to have a focus on older drivers and road users. We will discuss over the coming months ways that families, general practitioners, and individuals themselves can identify when someone may need to think about reducing driving or regulating […]

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