Vision loss and its causes are strongly related to age. Among Australians aged 40 and older the major causes of vision impairment are age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
Understanding the cause of your vision loss is the first step to getting the right treatment and support.
Visual impairment is most prevalent among older people and caused by conditions that aren’t fixable by the usual means, such as glasses The major cause of blindness is age-related macular degeneration, while cataracts and glaucoma can severely impair your sight. The good news is that 80 per cent of visual impairment is either preventable or curable with early diagnosis and treatment.
These could be early signs of vision loss and eye disease. We can assist you with early diagnosis to increase your chances of keeping your remaining vision.
When it comes to supporting you with vision loss, personal care, social support and domestic assistance services can support you to remain independent in your own home. Be sure to contact our friendly contact team today to discuss your care options and develop a tailored plan to meet your personal circumstances.
Once you’ve decided that Home Care is right for you, we’ll assist you with the rest. From working out what services you need, how to access funding or working with our providers to ensure your goals are achieved – we personalise your journey from the very start.
“We believe that people are happiest at home and our mission is to help them stay there for longer”
The MyHomecare Team
“We believe that people are happiest at home and our mission is to help them stay there” THE MYHOMECARE TEAM
Once you create your profile, we’ll contact you within 24 hours to help build your personalised journey.
Read our Home Care Guide – it’s free to download and full of important information you should know about accessing home care.
From starting your come care journey to building your Care Plan, we’ll support you every step of the way.