Megan Edwards Collins; Exploring Experiences of CarFit and Preparedness for Driving Cessation in Older Adults. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505133. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO4009
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Date Presented 04/05/19
This qualitative study explored older adults’ feelings toward driving cessation, driving cessation preparedness, and the role CarFit may play in helping individuals prepare for driving cessation. The three themes discovered were loss of independence, lack of preparedness for driving cessation, and benefits of CarFit education. The key role OT practitioners can help play in helping older adults prepare for driving cessation based on findings will be reviewed.
Primary Author and Speaker: Megan Edwards Collins
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