Table 1

Components of ILVS

Patient history, visual assessment, LVA provision and initial trainingOphthalmic nurse and ophthalmologist
Examination and diagnosisOphthalmologist
Provision of information to patient and carerOphthalmic nurse and ophthalmologist, social work/rehabilitation
Registration if appropriateOphthalmologist
Follow up phone callSocial work/rehabilitation
Domiciliary visit(s) addressing: independent living skills, mobility, LVA training, social benefitsSocial work/rehabilitation
Re-referral to LV clinic if necessarySocial work/rehabilitation