With a Driver’s Evaluation from CarePartners, an occupational therapist with specialized training in driving instruction and rehabilitation can help you find out:
A Two-Part Evaluation
Your driver’s evaluation will take about two hours and is divided into two parts:
In-clinic: We’ll review your driving and medical histories and conduct a physical, visual and cognitive (thinking skills) assessment at our clinic.
Behind the wheel: Then you will take a road test in parking lots and residential areas, as well as in traffic and on highways as appropriate. Our vehicle is capable of being fully equipped with adaptive driving technology.
You will receive a summary of your results that includes overall recommendations and advice on any adaptive equipment needs. We can also provide training for adaptive equipment and to help improve driving skills for older drivers.
Driving with Bioptic Lenses
Our vision team can help individuals with mild to moderate vision conditions regain their driving independence. To be considered for an evaluation to drive with bioptic lenses you must:
How to Make an Appointment
To schedule a driver’s evaluation appointment or to learn more, contact us at (828) 274-6179. When you come, you should bring a current license or learner’s permit, a list of your medications, and glasses if appropriate.