A design lamp including a night light that is specially designed to assist people in need of light during night hours without affecting the circadian rhythm of the body. At the same time it is designed to ensure good lighting conditions for staff working at night.

GLØD is transportable, lightweight and rechargeable which makes it easy to carry with you e.g. to the bathroom.
At the AAL Forum we will show the latest version of GLØD and ask for input for future products.

Purpose

Ensure self-dependence and introduce security for older adults and people in need of light during night time without disturbing the circadian rhythm.

Target group

All in need of light during night hours, e.g. children, elderly, caregivers.

Impact for citizen

A lot of users experience more consecutive sleep patterns and calmness during night. Possible effects on overall well-being.

Impact for staff

Possible calmer nights, better sleep during daytime. Better overall well-being.

Economic impact

Better sleep patterns. Decrease in fall accidents during night time.

Cost of product

N/A.

Life expectancy of product

3-4 years.

Other costs of acquisition and setup

None.

Expected annual costs

None.

Special requirements

None.

Is the product for personal use or can it be used by (how) many people?

Personal and can be used by many e.g. in nursing homes.

Is the product intended for training purposes?

No.

How much time is needed for the user or staff to get to know how to use of the product?

3 min.

Has the product been presented before at other exhibitions or venues?

No.

Experiences from practice (examples)

GLØD has been developed in partnership with over 60 families with small children. Moreover, it has been in test at 4 nursing homes in Aarhus and Copenhagen Municipalities.

Cases stories