This is a National Health & Medical Research Council funded study that aims to investigate ways to support people with dementia and their family members cope with driving and stopping driving.

Participants in the study and their carer will have an opportunity to participate in a community-based support and education program called CarFreeMe. The CarFreeMe program aims to support people living with dementia maintain their community access and quality of life when retiring from driving.

Participation will involve individual assessments about your community life and wellbeing.  You will receive information and support for continuing to do the things that are important to you without driving.


  • People who have mild to moderate dementia and who are still driving or recently retired from driving in the last 24 months.
  • No age restriction (YOD are encouraged to participate).
  • Carers are also encouraged to participate but must be at least 18 years old.

Register your interest 

To participate or find out more please contact: 

  • Donna:; (07) 3365 6392
  • Theresa:; (07) 3365 6723

This study has been approved by The University of Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee [Approval No. HREC/2019/QRBW/48945​]