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What do I need to know about caring for someone with a visual impairment?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If you are caring for someone with a serious visual impairment, you will need to know their symptoms as well as the course of treatment. It will help if you know what activities they need to avoid, as well as which activities are acceptable, and to help the person if they are unable to complete a task. Be sensitive to their emotional needs, as they may be experiencing a diminished quality of life.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.