Cognitive issues or impairments are not limited to specific medical conditions or illness. Common symptoms of cognitive impairment include:

  • Memory problems
  • Visual issues
  • Behavioural changes including mood swings, increased agitation
  • Difficulties with completing everyday tasks
  • Trouble learning new things
  • Difficulties with speech and language (using appropriate words)
  • Difficulties in comprehension (written or verbal information)
  • Difficulties with decision-making, planning and judgement skills
  • Problems with attention and concentration
  • Visual-spatial skills

Symptoms of cognitive issues may indicate an underlying medical problem, which may be temporary or permanent. Our Driver Trained OTs assess people with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Brain injuries
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Stroke
  • Mental health conditions
  • Autism, Asperger’s syndrome and other developmental disorders
  • Intellectual disability
  • Cerebral palsy

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a medical condition, or is showing symptoms of cognitive impairment, contact us now on 0406541485 to book an Occupational Therapy Driving Assessment.