Occupational Therapy Driver Program

This program provides specialist occupational therapy driving assessments for clients with any physical, psychiatric, Neurological, Cognitive, Congenital, or Age Related impairments disability to determine safety to continue or resume driving with or without modifications.

Services

  • Comprehensive off-road assessment utilising the OT-DORA (Occupational Therapy Driver Off Road Assessment Battery)
  • On-road as determined by client and off-road assessment results
  • Lessons and follow up as necessary
  • SWEP- VMSS (State-wide Equipment Program – Vehicle Modification Subsidy Scheme) applications for driver modifications

Cost

  • Occupational Therapy Driving Assessment $200 ($100 Occupational Therapy component, $100 Driver instructor component)
  • Off Road: $50
  • On Road: $50 OT Component, $100 Driver Instructor component
  • Lessons: if required are $100 per hour from client’s home. A payment plan can be arranged with the finance office if required for the Occupational Therapy component.
  • NDIS: as per service agreement; as per NDIS pricing policy for Occupational Therapy

Eligibility Criteria

Occupational Therapy Driving Assessments are available to driver licence holders or applicants (e.g. Learner drivers) who have a longstanding (greater than 3 months) disability or illness which may impact upon safe driving skills. This includes clients of Monash Health and affiliated services within the network.

Contact information

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