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Ethical issues in the delivery of services to elderly blind and visually impaired clients
Author(s)Jamie Casabianca, Lynne Luxton
Corporate AuthorAmerican Foundation for the Blind
Journal titleIN: Ethical issues in the field of blindness: papers presented at the 1985 Helen Keller Seminar, October 23-24, 1985, 1986
PublisherAmerican Foundation for the Blind, New York, 1986
Pagespp 27-32
KeywordsVisual impairment ; Services ; Rights [elderly].
AnnotationServices to older blind and visually impaired people in the US have been delivered through two separate systems: rehabilitation services to the blind, and services to older people. This article reviews the history of both these systems, and discusses the ethical issues involved in providing services. Such issues include: current policies and legislation; choice of service delivery models; independence; involving the family; assessment and evaluation; and quality of life. (OFFPRINT). (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-901025019 A
ClassmarkBR: I: IKR *

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