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QEF Mobility Open Day including ‘Get Going Live!’

QEF is hosting a FREE open day to provide solutions to all mobility challenges, to enable you and your family to maximise your independence.

QEF is hosting a FREE open day to provide solutions to all mobility challenges, no matter your age – to enable you and your family to maximise your independence.

Wednesday 9th October 2019, 10am – 3pm

QEF Mobility Services
1 Metcalfe Avenue
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 4AW

With free mini assessments available with qualified therapists for disabled adults and children, the opportunity to experience ‘Get Going Live’ by driving an adapted car on their private track, and all of the latest products from industry-leading exhibitors including the Motability Scheme – they’re here to keep you mobile.

For full details and to book your place, visit their event page at https://bit.ly/2yj381L.

On the day, you will have access to:

– Leading exhibitors displaying the latest equipment & information
– Driving related talks for disabled people of all ages
– Free Toy-Adaptation service for use with accessible switches
– Information on Accessible Aviation and our Tryb4uFly service
– FREE pre-booked driving assessments as part of ‘Get Going Live’
– General mobility advice
– Refreshments

Click attending today to register your interest and let them support to maximise your independence.

If you’re looking to book a FREE mini assessment on the open day, please get in touch with a member of the team directly, by emailing mobility@qef.org.uk.

🚗 For Approved Driving Instructors looking to experience the mini assessments, to see how you can expand your business and support those with disabilities to learn to drive – please also drop the QEF team an email to mobility@qef.org.uk. 🚗

The importance of driving assessments for older drivers

Following the Duke of Edinburgh’s road traffic accident, East Anglian Driveability featured on BBC Look East highlighting the importance of driving assessments for older drivers.

Duke of Edingburgh crash - safer driving for older drivers

Following the Duke of Edinburgh’s recent road traffic accident, East Anglian DriveAbility featured on BBC Look East, with Yvette Bateman, Chief Executive, highlighting the importance of driving assessments for older drivers.

Driving Mobility accredited centres, located throughout the UK, help older drivers to continue driving for as long as they are safe to do so. Driving assessments provide vital opportunities to update driving skills and reassurance for older drivers that they are still safe behind the wheel. The Driving Mobility centres also support older drivers considering retirement from driving with professional help and advice.

If you would like to arrange an Older Driver’s assessment or discover your local centre: https://www.drivingmobility.org.uk/find-a-centre/

For more details on older driver improvement please visit: https://www.drivingmobility.org.uk/our-services/older-driver-improvement/

Video by BBC Look East