Driving and Dementia: the GP's dilemma

2021sat17jul7:00 pmsat8:00 pmDriving and Dementia: the GP's dilemma

Event Details

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

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

Suitable for:
People working as GPs, Primary Health Nurses, Health Professionals


  • Dr Allan Shell
    Allan is an academic GP and and 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.


(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST