Circadian Lighting

AN INSTALLATION of circadian lighting at a care home in Derbyshire which reduced the number of falls experienced by its elderly residents, has won its owners the title of Client of the Year in the Lux Awards 2020. The Client of the Year category is designed to recognise and reward end users who have employed...
Healthcare

A CARE HOME has installed a sophisticated tuneable lighting system to help its dementia patients sleep better.  The Birkelund Nursing Home in Hedensted, Denmark, says its automatic full dynamic circadian lighting has been validated by scientists and modified by the feedback from the employees.  It includes scenarios for relaxing in the TV room in a...
Healthcare

TUNED LED lighting has halved the number of sleep disturbances among older residents in a long-term care home, a study has shown. The experiment, at a 99-bed nursing home in Sacramento, California, showed that, on average, residents experienced 3.6 nighttime sleep disturbances with static lighting compared to 1.8 with tuned lighting. Additionally, the researchers – from...
Circadian Lighting

A SO-CALLED ‘dementia room’ for elderly patients featuring dynamic circadian lighting has been unveiled at a care home.  At the Fynsgade Nursing Home in Grindsted, Denmark, an automatic control system tunes the white LED lighting to vary the colour temperature of the light  throughout the day. It varies the scenarios from warm (2700K) to cold...