Visibility Vol 12 Issue 4, 2018

Impact of Lions Club Volunteers to Set-up Telerehabilitation Equipment in Low Vision Patients’ Homes

Following the previous pilot study in which we demonstrated feasibility and patient satisfaction with telerehabilitation, we were interested to continue to offer remotely delivered telerehabilitation services to low vision (LV) patients in their homes for follow-up training in the use of LV magnification devices. However, some of the previous patients or their sighted companions in the initial study had some difficulty with setting up the equipment for videoconferencing portal. This prompted us to determine patients’ willingness to have local Lions Club volunteers enter their homes to help with this role and we implemented this approach.

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Callie Victor, PhD, OTR/L, CLA; Matthew Haase, MS, OTR/L, ATC; Michael Bown; Lindsey Bates, OTR; Michael Centra, OTR/L; Jaclyn Sachleben; Elizabeth Tyson; Michelle Gamber, DrPH; Suleiman Alibhai

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