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Impact of vision loss on daily life

Date: 2/10/2019

Venue: Vision Australia Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street, Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Provider: Vision Australia

Contact: Rachael Wheldall, [E] rachael.wheldall@visionaustralia.org, [P] 02 9334 3125

Learning Objectives

  • • Overview of common eye conditions and their impact on vision.
  • • Impact of vision loss on daily living activities and supportive strategies.
  • • Learn about how adaptive technology can assist people with vision loss to complete daily tasks safely and more efficiently, and how to access information more easily.
  • • Experience our ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality technology: Simulation of major eye conditions through immersive technology, to enhance understanding of the impact of vision loss, and how modifications to their environment can greatly impact your patient’s functional vision.
  • • Learn about the impact of vision loss on moving around safely and independently and how Seeing Eye Dogs can support this.
  • • Experience a simulated eye condition.
  • • Identify when, why and how to refer your clients to Vision Australia’s specialist services.

Max points awarded: 3.50

Session Information

Name
Clinical presentations
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Seeing Eye Dogs, orientation and mobility, and meet a Seeing Eye Dog User
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Demonstration of Adaptive Technology
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00