Healthcare and Aged Care

Healthcare and Aged Care is a growing industry in Australia with the population living longer and different medical issues becoming apparent. Human Centric lighting has particular importance for our sick and elderly. Lighting can affect the body’s internal clock (circadian rhythm) and create discomfort and heightened behaviour when not controlled effectively.

Research proves that varying light conditions can catalyse agitated behaviour in Alzheimer’s sufferers, so the need for constant light is paramount. With the advancement in LED technology, we are able to address patient wellness by providing solutions that regulate light levels using lighting control systems.

Important things to remember when lighting for healthcare and aged care application:

  • The benefits of LED lighting as an energy efficient lighting solution
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Flicker-free luminaires
  • Prevention of eye fatigue
  • Different solutions across the varied spaces within the facility
  • Maximising use of natural light
  • Safety and functionality
  • Observing available technologies
  • Environmental implications
  • Creating an even perception of space
  • Human Centric Lighting
  • Colour rendering
  • IoT (Internet of Things) – connectivity

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