Did you know that the lighting you have in your care homes has an impact on your residents’ vision?
Your residents, especially those with limited vision, need much more illumination from the lighting they use and it is vital to control the intensity and contrast of their lights and reduce any glare from these. You should help your residents consider what type of lighting will help their vision the most during their daily routines:
Here’s some advice to consider when thinking about lighting to help you deliver optimum vision for your residents (if they’re glasses wearers or not):
For care home staff who have to use the computer or write notes in the offices or at reception desks, it is just as important that you look after your eyes too. Here’s some tips to help you with your office lighting:
We hope you have found this information useful. At Opticall we provide a home-visit optician service for those unable to make it to the high street. The optician will visit your home or care home and will deliver a professional service from a thorough regular eye examination to hand delivered/fitted glasses, if they are needed. Please ask one of our mobile opticians on their next visit if you have any questions or concerns about your lighting provision, we will endeavour to help you with this.
To book a home eye test please call us on 0208 998 4228 or use our online form here.
Do you think you may qualify for a free eye tests at home for the elderly? Please click here to find out about our eyecare services.
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