The Care recipient (cr) has low vision and has trouble locating and using tools in his her workshop

Try: Use good overall lighting use a swing-arm or goose neck lamp that can be moved over instruments and tools when they are being used organize tools and mark with large numbers or raised stick-on dots put contrasting tape on handles of tools to make them easier to see use large print tape measure make measured marks with heavy black lines from a felt tip pen use magnifiers on a gooseneck stand to provide magnification use safety goggles

Materials: Swing-arm or goose neck lamp raised stick-on dots contrasting tape large print tape measure bold black felt tip pen magnifiers on a gooseneck stand safety goggles

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: A adapted from useful home adaptations for the blind and visually impaired from lowvision com

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

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