Vision

Contact Us

300 S. Prairieville St
PO Box 991
Athens, TX 75751

Toll Free: 877-596-3500
Phone: 903-677-3500
Fax: 903-677-4700

Office Hours:
M-F 9am - 4pm

How Low Vision Program (LVP) Was Developed

  • Rural origins
  • Growth to many locations
  • Thousands of patients served

Why is there a need for LVP?

  • Falls, burns, hospitalization, long term institutionalization, depression, isolation, loss of independence
    • 17% of persons over the age of 65 have vision loss that causes interference of daily activity
    • 25% over 75

What is Low Vision?

  • Specialized care for the visually impaired
  • Individualized treatment
  • Why Low Vision ?
    • Heart specialists vs home care vision loss specialists

Who does LVP help?

  • Persons with:
    • ADL difficulty
    • Injuries/falls
    • Cooking/cleaning/ dressing deficits
  • Our care is based on the needs and the risks of the individual

Criteria for Admission to Our Service

  • Diagnosis
  • Covered by Medicare/Meets Medicare criteria
  • Not on other home health service
  • Medically stable and cognitively functional
  • Deficits in safety, ADL’s

What diagnoses do we treat?

  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • CVA related sight loss
  • Inoperable cataracts
  • Genetic vision loss

Team Approach

  • Continuum of Care
  • Multi discipline approach
  • Holistic treatment
  • Home based care

Services and Solutions are provided

  • Safety
  • Organization
  • Leisure
  • Medication management
  • Independence
  • Hope

Outcomes

  • Taking Meds safely
  • Bathing alone
  • Increased confidence and independence
  • Increased compliance to MD orders and follow up
  • Writing poems
  • Cooking with family

Vision: Our vision is to simply exceed the quality and service expectations of those we serve…

Philosophy: Our philosophy is providing patient care to the best of our ability in an effort to promote healing while maintaining respect through teamwork…

Mission Statement: Outstanding Service with Integrity.