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Referrals

​Vision Loss Rehabilitation Newfoundland and Labrador relies on you to refer your patients to us at the appropriate time in their experience with vision loss. 

In most cases, referrals are recommended as soon as a patient has lost enough vision to interfere with their confidence and ability to complete everyday tasks, regardless of whether a course of treatment has been completed. It is also at your discretion to refer a patient to us earlier in the vision loss process if you believe it will be helpful. 

Referrals can be made using our online referral form​​. By using this form, you are helping connect your patient to our services quickly, and providing our certified specialists with all the information they need to create a personalized rehabilitation plan for your patient. 

After a patient is referred

Once you refer a patient to us, our certified specialists will reach out to them directly within five business days. We will work with them to assess their needs and goals, and develop a personalized rehabilitation plan. 

This plan may include a range of services, depending on the patient’s individual needs and goals. Visit our services page for more information. Services may be delivered over a series of appointments in the patient’s home or community, their workplace, over the phone, online, or at one of our Vision Loss Rehabilitation Newfoundland and Labrador centres ​ located in St. John's, Grand Falls-Windsor, Corner Brook and Happy Valley-Goose Bay.​​

Vision Loss Rehabilitation Newfoundland and Labrador will follow up to update you on what rehabilitation services your patient is receiving.