Caring for old people

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what does sensory impairment involve?
eyes and hearing which both conditions have effects on elderly people
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how can hearing impairments affect people?
they can be effected in social activity because they will not be able to fully interact in discussion
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how can vision impairments affect people?
they can affect people because they may not be able to do basic things such as getting dressed by themselves or cooking. due to this they may need a carer.
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what is cateracts?
cateracts occur when when the lens of the eye becomes unclear and impairs someones vision
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how can cateracts affect people?
cateracts can affect people because it gives them unclear vision, meaning they may have difficulty getting around indipendantly.
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what is glaucoma?
glaucoma is a condition that affects someones sight to a certaain degree, it only allows people to see so far infront of them, however it does not allow people to see whats around them.
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