Road to Rehab Occupational Therapy is a specialty service providing:

  • Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation for people following an injury or illness, which may have affected their ability to drive.
  • Assessment for Wheelchair Accessible vehicles, for both passengers and drivers, who wish to travel, by car, in their wheelchairs

This service is based in Orange, and services the Central West.
Assessments are conducted by Elissa Clark, driver trained Occupational Therapist.

Road to Rehab will provide the following:

  • A comprehensive off road assessment (driving history, physical, visual, and cognitive screens)
  • An on road driving assessment (with an Occupational Therapist and a rehab trained driving instructor)
  • A Driver rehabilitation program (and recommendation regarding appropriate vehicle modifications if required)
  • A detailed report that will be sent to the Roads and Maritime Service with recommendations on a client’s licence status and further driver training
  • A comprehensive assessment of clients needs for accessing a vehicle in their wheelchair as a passenger, and to drive from their wheelchair.
  • Reporting and application to various funding bodies for vehicle modifications and conversions for wheelchair access and/or driving modification, to a vehicle.

If you or your workplace requires any further information, education or would like to refer to this service, please contact Elissa Clark on 0421 233 203.