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Low vision creates challenges in completing vision-dependent tasks and activities. The purpose of this 3-round e-Delphi study was to determine a consensus for the evaluations and interventions commonly used in low-vision rehabilitation for older adults with low vision. Ten occupational...
Goal setting is done in collaboration with the patient, but patient-identified (PID) goals are not always addressed. The purpose of this study was to determine reasons PID goals are not set in low-vision rehabilitation and for which tasks.
To analyze the literature to increase understanding and awareness of how the social determinants of health can impact visual impairment in the elderly population.
The authors used secondary and tertiary data sources on the subject area.
Although there has been...
Today many occupations are done using technology. This not only provides opportunities for continued occupational engagement for many but can also hinder participation for those with low vision. This article reviews the literature on digital literacy for individuals with low vision and found...
This study modified the educational content of an evidence-based fall prevention intervention to make it visually accessible for older adults with low vision. We piloted the intervention on 9 older adults receiving low vision rehabilitation services. Following the intervention, participants...
Visual impairment presents challenges for older adults to participate in physical activity or exercise. The purpose of this collective case study is to explore how older adults with visual impairment participate in physical activity. Four older adults with visual impairment were recruited to...
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Low Vision Occupational Therapy Department implemented a hybrid model of care that combined in-clinic care and telehealth services. Fifteen patients, aged 19 to 95 years, living with a variety of low-vision diagnoses used telehealth services and had...
The purpose of this study is to describe the etiology and effects of acquired monocular vision in older adults and how it can affect clients' daily activities and functional mobility. This study will describe how occupational therapy interventions facilitate functional visual skills, in order to...
Dual sensory impairment is a concomitant change to hearing and vision and is increasingly common due to the aging population. Although seemingly separate, these sensory systems enhance each other and when both are impaired, patients experience increased comorbidities and disability as compared...
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