This article describes a qualitative study conducted in parallel with a cluster randomized controlled trial which aimed to gain insights into the problems of dual sensory impaired older adults in long-term care. 10 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
The authors conducted a systematic review existing research to identify gaps in the literature regarding comorbidities and outcomes associated with dual sensory loss. 16 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
This paper provides an overview on various deafblind profiles, deafblindness among older adults and modes of communication. There is discussion on training in communication and communication between two deafblind people. 19 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
This article describes the evaluation of a nurse-supported self-management programme aimed at empowering the dual sensory impaired older adults to address the domain of instrumental activities of daily living. 11 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.
The study described sought to extend existing research by investigating the effects of dual sensory loss on mental health to identify factors that explain the longitudinal associations between sensory loss and depressive symptoms. 13 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.