Glossary

Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

Created by the state of California in 1963 with locations throughout the state. The purpose of it is to provide programs and services to those with disabilities with the goal of the individual able to engage in employment and independent living.

Driving Evaluation

A driving evaluation is a physical and/or cognitive assessment performed to evaluate an individual’s cognitive and physical limitations in regards to safely operating a motor vehicle.

Dementia

Dementia is a general term for a loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life.

Discharge Plan

Plan created by a hospital or facility in preparation for, and planning out, the discharge of a patient from in-patient