Visibility Vol 14 Issue 2, 2020

Well-Being and Mental Health Factors among Informal Caregivers of Individuals with Visual Impairments

Individuals with visual impairments often require the support of informal caregivers, and these caregivers routinely make personal, emotional, financial, and physical sacrifices to provide care and support for their loved one. Previous research has indicated that mental health factors, level of impairment, emotional regulation, and education all impact the quality of care provided by caregivers. The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the demands required, and supports needed, of informal caregivers for individuals with visual impairments.

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