International Practice recommendations for the recognition and management of hearing and vision impairment in people with dementia

Littlejohn, Jenna, Bowen, Michael, Constantinidou, Fofi, Dawes, Piers, Dickinson, Christine, Heyn, Patricia, Hooper, Emma, Hopper, Tammy, Hubbard, Isabel, Langenbahn, Donna, Nieman, Carrie L., Rajagopal, Manoj, Thodi, Chryssoula, Weinstein, Barbara, Wittich, Walter and Leroi, Iracema (2021) International Practice recommendations for the recognition and management of hearing and vision impairment in people with dementia. Gerontology . pp. 1-15.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1159/000515892

Abstract

Hearing, vision, and cognitive impairment commonly co-occur in older people. However, the rate of recognition and appropriate management of combined hearing and vision impairment in people with dementia impairment is low. The aim of this work was to codevelop internationally relevant, multidisciplinary practice recommendations for professionals involved in the diagnosis, care, and management of older people with these concurrent conditions.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Gerontology
Publisher: Karger
ISSN: 0304-324X
Departments: Departments > Institute of Health > Nursing
Depositing User: Christian Stretton
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2021 08:53
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2021 10:45
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6135

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