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The University of Southampton
The Care Life Cycle

Ageing and Sight Loss: Triggers and Implications for Care Seminar

10:00 - 11:00
5 September 2011
Building 2, Room 3041

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Yvonne Richardson on 02380 598981 or email .

Event details

CLC Seminar

Julia will discuss the causes of sight loss in later life and the impact this has for older people, informal carers, and formal services. The talk will include the particular difficulties faced by older people with both dementia and sight loss. Julia will cover (i) the determinants and triggers of sight loss in later life and in dementia, (ii) the implications for care (both formal and informal), and (iii) the health and social care services which exist to support older people with sight loss.

Speaker information

Julia Barrand, Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). Older People's Impact Officer

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