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Table 5 Extent to which the participants in the standardised orientation and mobility training group achieved the goals of the training according to the trainer

From: Usefulness and acceptability of a standardised orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane

Goals of the training Participants (n = 28)
Achieved Partly achieved Not achieved
The participant… n (%) n (%) n (%)
has received information on the use of the ID cane 17 (61) 4 (14) 1 (4)
was aware of the of the advantages of the ID cane 12 (43) 9 (32) 1 (4)
was demonstrated the use of the ID cane 18 (64) 2 (7) 2 (7)
experienced the use of the ID cane 17 (61) 4 (14) 1 (4)
phrased his/her important activities related to mobility 7 (25) 13 (46) 2 (7)
phrased how to perform activities safely and independently 4 (14) 13 (46) 5 (18)
set goals regarding an action plan 1 (4) 10 (36) 11 (39)
learned orientation skills 3 (11) 10 (36) 5 (18)
learned mobility skills 9 (32) 11 (39) 1 (4)
  1. Note: all numbers and percentages do not add up to final numbers due to missing data.