Occupational therapy interventions for adults with low vision
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Published by AOTA Press in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Low vision,
  • Occupational therapy,
  • Older people,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Diseases

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLow vision.
Statement[edited by] Mary Warren and Elizabeth A. Barstow
ContributionsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRE91 .L685 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 465 p. :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25185313M
ISBN 109781569003060
LC Control Number2010913316

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  Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Low Vision () [Unknown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Get this from a library! Occupational therapy interventions for adults with low vision. [Mary Warren; Elizabeth A Barstow; American Occupational Therapy Association.;] -- The purpose of this textbook is to define and describe the occupational therapy approach to low vision rehabilitation using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 2nd ed. (AOTA, ) as the.   In spite of the vast amount of literature on pet therapy and dog companionship, limited studies exist on older adults with vision loss and the experience of owning a dog guide. The purpose of this study is to explore the facilitators and barriers of first-time ownership and utilization of a dog guide as experienced by older adults with vision loss.   Findings from the systematic review of occupational therapy for older adults with low vision were published in the January/February issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) and in AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Older Adults With Low Vision, published in the March/April issue of AJOT.

Low vision presents so many challenges to patients – difficulty with ADL’s, increased risk of falls and loss of beloved activities. To help you help your patients with low vision, I have compiled some of the most useful resources that I have posted over the last couple of years in one handy article. Occupational therapy services for persons with low vision may be provided in any setting, including early intervention environments, schools, skilled nursing or other extended care facilities, rehabilitation centers, specialty clinics, community-based programs, and the person’s home. Who Pays for Occupational Therapy Low Vision Services?   As the U.S. population continues to age, occupational therapy practitioners must to be prepared to address the increasing low vision needs of clients, helping them maintain a good quality of life. This comprehensive text provides an occupational therapy approach to all aspects of low vision, from evaluation to intervention and rehabilitation. Objective: This Practice Guideline, which is informed by systematic reviews on interventions for older adults with low vision, is meant to serve as a reference for occupational therapy.

Low vision rehabilitation is rapidly growing as a specialty practice for occupational therapists. This growth requires practical, evidence-based information on the evaluation and treatment of the effects of low vision on occupational performance. Responding to this need, Low Vision Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapists blends standards of practice that have been. This review provides additional support for the use of select occupational therapy interventions (stand-based electronic magnification, eccentric viewing training, and comprehensive low vision services) to support the reading required for occupational performance for older adults with low vision. Findings from the systematic review of occupational therapy for older adults with low vision were published in the January/February issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) and in AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Older Adults With Low Vision, published in the March/April issue of AJOT.   In reviewing the evidence regarding interventions to improve reading for older adults with vision loss, Smallfield, Schaefer, and Myers () found support for low vision programs that include occupational therapy.