Health Sciences North

Site: Sudbury - Ramsey Lake Rd

Service: Driver Assessment Rehabilitation Service

Description & Services
Public Comments Once referred, individuals will receive a comprehensive in-clinic assessment from an Occupational Therapist (OT), followed by an on-road evaluation with both the OT and a certified driving instructor. This assessment is done to determine whether or not an individual is a candidate to maintain driving privileges.
Description (Service)
  • Provides assessment of driving skills  
  • Evaluates the physical, cognitive and perceptual abilities in relation to driving 
  • Provides a detailed report to referring physician, the Ministry of Transportation Driver Review Medical Section and the client 
  • Recommendations may include license reinstatement, suspension or a course of Driver Rehabilitation
 
Offers a review of general driving knowledge and judgment includes 
  • A three to four hour assessment using objective tests 
  • A one hour in-car assessment, when appropriate, with both a Certified Driving Instructor and the assessing Occupational Therapist 
  • Assessments can include prescription of assistive technology related to driving including hand-controlled brake and accelerator, spinner knob or left gas pedal converter
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Sudbury District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals who have had a medical condition, an accident, or an illness which may impair their ability to safely operate a motor vehicle 
  • Individuals who have been directed by their physician or the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to undergo a driving evaluation
Application
  • An individual can refer themselves, but the form must be filled out by their physician 
  • Completed forms can be faxed to the office
Languages English ; French
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-523-7098
Toll Free Phone 1-866-469-0822 Ext 7098
Website www.hsnsudbury.ca
Primary Contact Lise Morrissette, Secretary
Site Location Ramsey Lake Health Centre
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 41 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury, ON P3E 5J1
 
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Intersection Ramsey Lake Rd and Paris Cr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)