Journal article

The impact of low vision on activities, participation, and goals among older adults: a scoping review

Debbie Boey, Tamara Tse, Yi Hui Lim, Mei Leng Chan, Kerry Fitzmaurice, Leeanne Carey

DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: Participation is a key outcome of rehabilitation. However, no reviews have investigated the impact of low vision on the activities, participation, and goals of older adults. This paper aims to review and synthesize available literature on how low vision impacts the activity and participation of older adults. METHOD: A scoping review was conducted. The key findings were extracted from 30 full-text articles that met the selection criteria. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health was used to frame the findings at the activity and participation levels. RESULTS: At the activity level, the categories of Walking, Moving around in different locations, and Read..

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