Sight loss and dementia overview

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Dementia and sight loss: looking after your eyes – resources, information and leaflets from the RNIB.

Sight, perception and hallucinations in dementia – this fact sheet from the Alzheimer’s Society looks at some of the difficulties a person can have with their sight and perception, and suggests ways of providing support and reassurance.

Dementia and Low vision – a fact sheet from the Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee, aimed at people with dementia, their families, carers and professionals.

Ten tips to promote eye health for people with dementia – RNIB and Alzheimer Scotland ten tips to promote eye health for people with dementia, with the aim to help people feel more confident about accessing eye care services.

Dementia and Sight loss (SCIE) – information from the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Cataracts and Dementia – this fact sheet, produced by the Dementia and Sight Loss Interest Group (DaSLIG) of Vision 2020 UK, is aimed at people with dementia, their families, carers and medical professionals.

Dementia and Sight loss (HSC) – this leaflet from Health and Social Care provides general information for anyone with a dementia and their carers.

Quality standard for people with sight loss and dementia in an ophthalmology department – a tool developed by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee.

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Sight loss and Dementia Webinar – (23 pp., 7MB) – a Vision 2020 UK webinar on living with sight loss and dementia.

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