COTA SA "Moving Right Along" SESSIONS

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Monday 09 July 2018 - Monday 27 August 2018

Have you been worried about your driving or someone else’s?

‘Moving Right Along’ are short one hour information sessions on driving for the older adult and are being offered at the Jack Young Centre in July and August.

Moving Right Along: Obligations and Opportunities for Older Drivers is a resource for communities, individuals, families and friends that provides information about issues facing older drivers, driving safely and alternatives to driving.

Workshops

Moving Right Along resources have been developed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI).  Currently there are a number of workshops being delivered by COTA SA on behalf of DPTI.  Each session is FREE and interactive. Participants receive the Moving Right Along - Obligations and Opportunities For Older Drivers information pack containing 11 fact sheets.

Session 1: Older drivers, safer vehicles, fitness to drive and assessments (1hr)

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 Mon 9 July – JYC (1 Orange Ave Salisbury) 10.30am Bookings : 8406 8525

Topics:

  • Maintaining the ability to drive safely and effectively for longer
  • Fitness to drive - what does this mean?
  • The effects that ageing, medical conditions and medications have on driving
  • Types of assessments
  • Legal obligations of licensed drivers in South Australia
  • Sources of information and support available

Session 2: Travel options and retiring from driving (1hr)

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 Monday 13 August – JYC (1 Orange Ave Salisbury) 10.30am Bookings : 8406 8525

Topics:

  • Options for personal car travel - positive and negative aspects of considering and/or using alternative modes of transport
  • Retiring from driving
  • Helping a family member or friend face the issue of reducing or giving up driving
  • What to do if you are worried about someone's driving
  • Legal obligations of licensed drivers in South Australia
  • Sources of information and support available

Session 3: Motorised Mobility Scooters (1 hr)

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 Monday 27 August JYC (1 Orange Ave Salisbury) 10.30am Bookings : 8406 8525

Topics:

  • What rules apply for motorised mobility scooter users?
  • Purchasing a motorised mobility scooter
  • Is a motorised mobility scooter the right choice for me?
  • Safe route planning
  • Safe rider practices

 


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