Disability Awareness Course for Driving Instructors - 9 & 10th November 2021 - Driving Mobility

Disability Awareness Course for Driving Instructors – 9 & 10th November 2021

A practical two day training course for ADIs on disability awareness and driving. Places are limited to 10. Please book early!

A practical two-day training course for ADIs on disability awareness and driving. Places are limited to 10. Please book early!

Aims:

• To give a general overview of how the body works

• To develop a greater understanding of how the body compensates when affected by health

• To discuss the principles required when working with people who have a disability

• To be aware of how health affects driving and how driving affects health

• To enhance analytical skills and problem-solving

• To explore aids, adaptations, equipment and techniques relating to driving and mobility

• To provide networking between ADIs, Mobility Centres and Driving Mobility

Objectives:

• To learn about how the body functions physically and mentally

• To undertake practical tasks to appreciate differences in ability

• To discuss appropriate language, legalities and ethics

• To be aware of symptoms of medical conditions which may affect driving ability

• To participate in discussions, role-playing and interactive tasks around health and driving

• To drive an adapted car with different methods of control

• To bring interested parties together to help with ongoing professional development and support those with disabilities access the community

Benefits for ADIs:

• Training opportunities provided in local area

• Networking for local ADIs

• Building a rapport between individual ADIs and their local Mobility Centre

• With agreement will be placed on a list of ADIs offering specialist tuition

• Increased confidence and knowledge when dealing with individual clients needs

• Specialist skills for driving

• Certificate of attendance

Cost: £125 per delegate which includes course materials, refreshments and lunch.

Book your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/disability-awareness-course-for-driving-instructors-tickets-165867302567

Date and time

Tue, 9 Nov 2021, 09:00 – Wed, 10 Nov 2021, 16:30 GMT

Location

The Cheshire County Sports Club

Plas Newton Lane

Chester

CH2 1PR

For further information about the event content, please contact:

North East Drive Mobility

Tel: 0191 2875090

Email: northeast.drivemobility@cntw.nhs.uk

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