New research from the Dementia Services Development Centre has explored how the healing qualities of lighting may benefit those with dementia.
Diagnosis of dementia has been rising for years now. 15% of all people over the age of 80 suffer with dementia.
Due to our aging population, we believe it is essential to prepare care environments with all the facts to ensure the future is bright for those with dementia.
Healing qualities of light
Our team of experts carefully considers light when considering any care home refurbishment. Their key thoughts are on well lit rooms and attractive fittings.
Well lit areas have been shown to reduce the likelihood of slips and trips. Lighting can also be perceived differently from one person to another
Enhance the view
There is nothing finer than a new set of curtains, especially for care homes with large windows and beautiful views. Adding a luxurious frame to that view can add a level of opulen
Falls, slips and trips in care homes are major contributors to injuries and hospital call-outs. It isn’t only residents that are affected but staff and visitors too.
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When supplying for a new care home it can often be confusing to know what fire regulations need to be applied. Different sizes and styles of property may have differing requirements.
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At night, with the lights off we would all have a good crack at navigating our homes. We would know roughly where light switches were and where the creaky floorboards are.
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Improving Quality of life in Care Homes
Care home managers and healthcare professionals are always looking for ways to enhance the quality of life for care home residents.
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