Putting the spotlight on vision following a Stroke


Putting the spotlight on vision following a Stroke

24 Nov 2021
Theatre 2

Starting with a menti meter quick life survey of current practice, about OTs assessing and managing visual dysfunction following a stroke and understanding the different eyes specialist services available. Explaining different visual functions that would guide our assessment (visual efficiency, visual quality and visual information processing). Highlighting the importance of eyes movements and vision in occupational performance, and how these can be affected. Showing some assessment tools and current pathways. Discussing some management solutions depending on the findings of the assessment. Reflecting on the OT role in relation to vision.

Maria-Elena Gutierrez-Lopez, Specialist Neuro Occupational Therapist - -

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