"Out of sight, out of mind": a qualitative study of visual impairment and dementia from three perspectives.

@article{Lawrence2009OutOS,
  title={"Out of sight, out of mind": a qualitative study of visual impairment and dementia from three perspectives.},
  author={Vanessa Lawrence and Joanna Murray and Dominic H. ffytche and Sube Banerjee},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={511-8}
}
BACKGROUND Dementia and visual impairment are among the most common medical conditions in later life. Almost nothing is known about the experiences and needs of older adults with both conditions. METHOD In this qualitative study using in-depth individual interviews, multiple perspectives were sought through a case-study approach. Fifty-two interviews were conducted: 17 with older adults with visual impairment and dementia, 17 with family caregivers, and 18 with care professionals. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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