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.
Type of publication:Good practises
Date of publication:01/08/2009
Author(s):CHENTOUF, R., GREISER, P., LEROUX, G., SCHIMRIK, D.,
-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.