Falls prevention interventions for older adults with low vision: A scoping review

  title={Falls prevention interventions for older adults with low vision: A scoping review},
  author={Sarah E. Blaylock and Laura K Vogtle},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  pages={139 - 147}
  • S. Blaylock, L. Vogtle
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Background. Older adults with low vision are especially vulnerable to falls. There are no comprehensive reviews of fall prevention interventions for older adults with vision loss who live in the community. Purpose. The aim of this study was to review the evidence regarding community-based falls prevention interventions that appear inclusive of and/or accessible to individuals with low vision. Method. A scoping review was completed using the framework developed by Arksey and O’Malley, and the… 

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