Skill Builders Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Site: Oakville

Service: Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation

Record #: MHH0736
Last Full Update: 19 Sep 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-727-0319
Fax 705-727-0236

Agency Information

Legal Status (60) Commercial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Driving competence evaluations * driving assessment is completed in one day, under one roof  * operating under the approval of the Ministry of Transportation * services include medical fitness to drive evaluations, driver training, vision waiver assessments, vehicle and adaptive equipment prescriptions, and driver anxiety assessments/ reintegration 

Bookings are completed through Barrie office, and driving assessments are offered in different locations throughout Ontario including Barrie, Collingwood, Hamilton, Kitchener, Oakville, Sault Ste Marie, the GTA and other areas in Ontario on a case-by-case basis

Some conditions that may result in a need of an evaluation are:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Driving anxiety, fear of driving
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Visual impairments
  • Early dementia

Evaluations consist of three parts:

  • the first portion of the assessment is completed in-clinic and includes vision screening (to ensure minimum requirements for driving are met), cognitive assessment (reaction time, thinking skills, etc) and a physical assessment (movement, strength, feeling, etc)
  • the second part is the on-road assessment conducted in a vehicle
  • the third part is the feedback session which is a review of all the testing completed and the Occupational Therapist's interpretation of the results * the assessment takes approximately 2.5-3 hours

Mon, Wed 8am-5pm * Tue, Thu 8am-7pm * Fri 8am-4pm * hours may vary * appointment is required

Areas Served Barrie ; Collingwood ; Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Hamilton Township ; Kitchener ; Mississauga ; Oakville ; Peel Region ; Sault Ste. Marie ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Barrie, Collingwood, GTA, Hamilton, Kitchener, Mississauga, Oakville, Sault Ste Marie
Eligibility Anyone whose driving competence is questionable due to a medical condition, medications, or natural decline affecting mental abilities

Self-referral * referral from health workers or the Ministry of Transportation

Languages English
Fees Set fees

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (Wedgewood Creek)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2387 Trafalgar Rd, Unit 7AL6H 6K7
Oakville, ON
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Dundas St E
Mailing Address 370 Bayview Dr, Suite 100 
Barrie, ON L4N 7L3
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Driving Evaluation


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