The Care recipient (cr) has low vision and is having trouble seeing things in his her home

Try: Use color to help the cr see important objects or areas paint doorsills white if the flooring is dark or add brightly colored flowers along the walkway to the front door use a variety of textures such as velcro rubber bands and raised dots to help identify edges objects or appliance controls apply them to the on off controls on appliances at the end of a banister or on medicine bottles apply large-print labels using large black typeface on a white background or vice versa

Materials: Paint or brightly colored floor tiles velcro rubber bands and raised dots white adhesive labels bold black marker

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: A adapted from household tips for people with low vision by rosemary bakker cornell university

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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