Visual impairment and specificities at older age

Short description:

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.,

Publishing organization:

KnowProVip

Language:

English

Long description:

-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.