Visual impairment and specificities at older age

The present document is the official handbook of the KnowProVip project. This project developped a course for professionals dealing with visually impaired persons and who want to better understand the specificities of elderly people.


Aim of this handbook
-To get an overview about normal and pathological ageing process, specificities of older people and visually impaired old people.

- To be aware of problems which may occur while working with this population.

- To learn basic strategies to cope with these problems.

- To be able to adapt the rehabilitation means.

Date: 01/08/2009
Author: CHENTOUF, R., GREISER, P., LEROUX, G., SCHIMRIK, D.,
Organization: KnowProVip
Reference: http://www.bfw-dueren.de/english/projects/pastprojects/knowprovipenglish/kpv_elderly.pdf
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: best practices, adults, blindness, low vision, visually impaired
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