|Dementia and Vision|
Dementia and Vision
People with dementia face a higher risk of falling, and of becoming more fearful and frustrated than other older people, because of their cognitive impairment. Taking the time to create a well-lit environment can not only immediately enhance the safety record of a residence, but also improve the long term confidence, well-being and quality of life of everyone who lives and works there.
Care Home Eye Test with Visioncall
There are many aspects to preparing lighting for dementia sufferers. During a home eye test, Visioncall can apply years of experience and the most up-to-date thinking to the task. Amongst the aspects that must be considered for dementia patients:
Well thought-out lighting helps people with dementia:
During a home eye test, Visioncall can arrange for a consultant to give expert advice on every aspect of lighting for dementia patients, from the most appropriate artificial lighting and technical calculations, to improving the effect of available daylight, and to details like the most suitable placement of furniture or the best colour of handrails and switchplates.
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