A diagnosis of dementia may not mean you need to stop driving straight away.
Once a diagnosis is confirmed, it is necessary to take certain steps. Talk to your doctor about these steps and they can guide you on each one.
Inform your insurance company. If do not do this, your insurance may not be valid
Notify the National Driving Licence Service.
You may need to complete an 'on-road' assessment. Your doctor or your insurance company may ask you to do this.
At some point, a person with dementia will stop driving. This can be a difficult step, however there are alternatives to driving which can work very well.
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