1.1.1         Services

All Services and Consultations are provided by the Occupational Therapist & NZTA Registered Instructor

If you do NOT find a SERVICE which meets your needs, please call us as we will be happy to customise an individual solution for you.

Medical Driving Assessments using DriveABLE Technologies

We provide objective, scientific and research based Occupational Therapist Medical Driving Assessments, which are approved by NZTA.

The NZTA OT MDA requires both cognitive and on road components, involving an NZTA registered instructor and a specialist NZ registered Occupational Therapist who is approved by NZTA.

DriveABLE Medical Driving assessment:

DCAT (DriveABLE Cognitive Assessment Tool) – off road assessment

DORE ( DriveABLE On Road Evaluation) – on road assessment

Advanced Driving Skills Tuition

The Course ‘Advanced Driving Skills for Experienced Drivers’ is provided by the Occupational Therapist and Specialist Driving Instructor – both are registered NZTA Providers.

Work Based Reviews

This type of assessment assists in ensuring the ‘fit between the person and the job is comfortable’, and that the work environment is safe.

This review may be in an office, factory or outdoor setting.

1.1.1.1.1       PROFESSIONAL DRIVER EDUCATION

Driver licences – all NZTA driver licence classes – tuition provided

COURSES

Corporate and Business Owners – be pro active in meeting HR goals for providing a safe working place and aim to

Lower ACC and Insurance levies.

Are your drivers competent?

How will their driving standards and competency effect your ACC Levies? 

If you do not find a SERVICE which meets your particular driver or business requirements,  

please call us as we will be happy to customise an individual solution for you.

Advanced Driver Course “Advanced Driving Skills, Road Code Knowlege, Comprehension and Application plus

Cognitive On Road Evaluation” This course is based on the NZTA Road Code and the DriveABLE scientific and research based assessment.

This course includes a 3 hour theoretical base, followed by individual practical driving and cognitive evaluation.

The results of the evaluations are forwarded to the Management of the Company who requested the Course,

Driver failed the course? – If a driver is deemed not safe to drive, customised lessons are provide, where applicable and on request.

Where the outcome has identified specific driving problems, ongoing decisions remain the responsibilty of the company and

the individual concerned.  We can provide customised driver tuition.

 

Learner Drivers – get the correct tuition at the outset for lifelong skills to be a safe driver.

For experienced drivers who may have lost confidence due to injury etc, current drivers and those wishing to learn to drive.

Rehabilitative and corrective lessons for those who have failed an OT Medical Driving Assessment or NZTA Driver Licence tests.

If you do not find a SERVICE which meets your particular requirements, please call us as we will be happy to customise an individual solution for you.

Referral

Refresher and Corrective Driving Course for senior drivers.

Up skilling driving lessons for experienced drivers post injury / illness / loss of licence/ loss of self-confidence.

Learners and those with learning difficulties are welcome. In some circumstances, an initial Cognitive Assessment and

Driver Risk Assessment may be required.

Referral

 

SOCIAL

Social(home based), you will be visited in your own home, when requested to do so by you.

Have your needs for living at independently in your own home changed due to age illnes or injury?

Immigration – Does the new applicant meet NZ Immigration medical and personal independence standards required for NZ residency?

Referral

VOCATIONAL

Vocational(work based). You will be visited at your place of work, in consultation with you and your manager.

OOS/ RSI questions?  High rate of absenteeism or staff turnover?

Perhaps you have changed to a new office and desk set up – you may feel you need some advice re safe work station set-up…

Referral

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT

Adaptive Equipment consultation and prescription of equipment – for work, home and vehicles.

Referral

DRIVER & PASSENGER

Medical fitness to drive assessment.

Road Code Competency and Driver Risk Evaluation

Vehicle modifications (minor)

Driver & Passenger Assessments.

Referral

 

Professional bio-mechanical and cognitive testing will assist the driver/ or family or GP responsible for the

driver, in making the decision whether or not they are able to drive safely in urban or rural settings.

To make an appointment call Anne on 021 1380124 or go to Referral or Contact Us – fill in your details and leave a short message of your concerns.

I will contact you as soon as possible, to discuss your concerns and make an appointment if required.

GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE OF SERVICES:

AUCKLAND AND UPPER NORTH ISLAND :

CONTACT: Anne Molloy NZOTR                            PH:   021 1380124         FAX:   09 4866214

EMAIL: anne.molloy@inspire.net.nz

New Zealand wide – referrals accepted from anyone wishing to have an objective, scientific evidence-based medical driving assesment, from anywhere in New Zealand – Contact Us.

CLIENTS IN WELLINGTON TO PALMERSTON NORTH

However, if you live in the lower north island you can contact occupational therapist Julie Roberts
CONTACT: Julie Roberts NZOTR PH: 0220 254327 EMAIL:julie@reable.co.nz

Julie has extensive occupational therapy experience in vocational, social rehabilitation and medical driving assessments,

including vehicle modifications, both here and previously in the UK.

The Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy in New Zealand are applied.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER EDUCATION

Driver licences – all NZTA driver licence classes – tuition provided

Learner Drivers – get the correct tuition at the outset for lifelong skills to be a safe driver.

For experienced drivers who may have lost confidence due to injury etc, current drivers and those wishing to learn to drive.

Rehabilitative and corrective lessons for those who have failed an OT Medical Driving Assessment or NZTA Driver Licence tests.

If you do not find a SERVICE which meets your particular requirements,  please call us as we will be happy to customise an individual solution for you.

Referral

Medical Driving Assessments using DriveABLE Technologies

We provide objective, scientific and research based Occupational Therapist Medical Driving Assessments, which are approved by NZTA.

The NZTA OT MDA requires both cognitive and on road components, involving an NZTA registered instructor and a specialist NZ registered Occupational Therapist who is approved by NZTA.

DriveABLE Medical Driving assessment:

DCAT (DriveABLE Cognitive Assessment Tool) – off road assessment

DORE ( DriveABLE On Road Evaluation) – on road assessment

Advanced Driving Skills Tuition

The Course ‘Advanced Driving Skills for Experienced Drivers’ is provided by the Occupational Therapist and Specialist Driving Instructor – both are registered NZTA Providers.

Work Based Reviews

This type of assessment assists in ensuring the ‘fit between the person and the job is comfortable’, and that the work environment is safe.

This review may be in an office, factory or outdoor setting.

Home based Assessments

These assessments are to ensure a person is as independent as possible in their living environment, and to assist in planning for their future.

Equipment can be prescribed as appropriate, with time frames suggested where necessary, in order to promote safety, effective injury management and ongoing independence.

MEDICAL DRIVING ASSESSMENT     ROAD CODE EVALUATION   ADVANCED DRIVING SKILLS

We provide a Medical Driving Assessment using best practice with an objective science-based research driven medical driving assessment process, based in Auckland.

The assessment tool DriveABLE  is the only such driver assessment  available worldwide, and is used in Canada and USA, NZ and Australia. Soon to be introduced in UK and Europe.

The assessment has two components – off road (DCAT)and on road (DORE). It takes approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs.

COURSES – The Occupational Therapy Medical Fitness to Drive Assessment and Road Code Evaluation with Advanced Driving Skills Course is NZTA approved.

All Driver Risk Evaluation and Advanced (or learner) Driving Skill courses are NZTA approved.

Clients referred by:  NZTA NZ Police  WINZ  ACC  CADS  Immigration NZ  DHBs  Medical Professionals  Alzheimers Association, Stroke Foundation etc  Insurance Companies  Corporate firms Transport firms Hospitality firms and many private individuals also request this service to assess potentially at risk medically unfit drivers, and drivers who may need upskilling in vehicle control and road code adherence.  

FROM $99