Caring for Residents with Vision Loss: Reducing Falls and Increasing Independence

Feb 16, 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
About this Event:

RNAO’s Long-Term Care Best Practices Program and Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada (VLRC) held an informative webinar.

The presentation explored the impact of falls on long-term care (LTC) homes.


During this presentation, participant learned how to:

  • recognize the impact vision loss has on LTC residents
  • gain knowledge of the role of vision loss rehabilitation
  • provide strategies and resources to decrease number of falls
  • gain knowledge on improving quality of life, independence, and mobility for residents with vision loss
  • understand the link between RNAO best practice guideline recommendations and the work of Vision Loss rehabilitation Ontario


  •  Ed Martin, regional manager West ON, VLRC
  • Josie McGee, VP, Healthcare Innovation, VLRC
  • Deirdre Boyle, RN, BScN, RNAO LTC best practice coordinator – Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand and Brant
  • Lee Mantini, RN, MHScN, RNAO LTC best practice coordinator – South Eastern Ontario

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