Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

Many patients can continue to read, enjoy needle point, crocheting, or other activities that would be challenging for those with low vision without tools specifically designed to help patients overcome their visual impairments. Post-acute care staff members learn to help patients use Closed Circuit televisions (CCTVs), lighted magnifiers, screen reading software, and a variety of other tools that can encourage independence and continued enjoyment of many leisure activities and use of media.

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