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Driving and dementia: The GPs dilemma

Posted Monday 14 June 2021 | 0428 136 199

GPs play a vital role in helping people with dementia navigate that challenging time when their ability to drive is in question.

In this FREE webinar our GP presenters will:

  • discuss the impact of dementia on a person's ability to drive
  • assist GPs to understand the considerations involved in determining fitness to drive
  • discuss the importance of having conversations about driving with patients.


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  • Dr Allan Shell
    Allan is an academic GP and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and educator for Dementia Training Australia.
  • Dr Beth Cheal
    Beth has been involved in professional education for GPs and other health professionals to assist them in determining the “Fitness to drive” of older and cognitively impaired drivers.
  • Professor Dimity Pond
    Professor of General Practice at the University of Newcastle, conducting significant research into dementia and mental health in Primary Care. Dimity also works in clinical practice.
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