Letter from the College of Optometrists

17/02/2015

Source: ProFaNE website

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Date of publication: January 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: This is a letter to the ProFaNE website promoting the joint working of optometrists and falls teams to prevent vision-related falls in their patients. They have a dedicated falls resource page on their website and wish to share information and best practice with colleagues.

Length of publication: 1 page

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Falls and vision – a short survey

19/08/2013

Source: ProFaNE

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Date of publication: August 2013

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: The College of Optometrists is starting a project to investigate levels of vision-testing within falls services across the UK. It is collecting information to form a picture of how it works at ground level, to act as a basis for recommendations to optometrists and to help identify ways to assist falls teams in checking patients’ vision. There is a questionnaire included.

Length of publication: 1 page