Blind Rehabilitation - Patient Responsibilities - VA New Jersey Health Care System
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VA New Jersey Health Care System

 

Blind Rehabilitation - Patient Responsibilities

Veterans’ Responsibilities

As a Veteran participating in the VISOR Program, you have the responsibility to:

  • Treat all members of the VISOR Team with courtesy and respect.
  • Treat other Veterans participating in VISOR programs with whom you come into contact with courtesy and respect.
  • Inform the VISOR team when you are unable to keep appointments, including home care appointments, so that the time may be used for another Veteran.
  • Ask questions about any part of your care, especially that which you may not understand.
  • Cooperate with the treatment staff by providing, to the best of your ability, accurate and complete information about your health, illnesses, functional and other adjustment issues related to vision loss.
  • Tell the VISOR team about changes in your eye condition.
  • Tell the VISOR team about changes in your medical condition that may affect your rehabilitation.
  • Follow the instructions of the VISOR team regarding use and care of prosthetic equipment issued to you.
  • Let the VISOR team know if you are having difficulties following training instructions or with any prosthetic equipment.
  • Maintain yourself in a safe environment and follow basic safety guidelines.
  • Correct, to the extent possible, safety hazards in your environment.

Contact Info

Location

  • Lyons Campus, Building 7

Contact Number(s)

  • 908-647-0180 Ext. 4437

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm