Human centric lighting with and without blue wavelengths stimulates our human biological clock, having a positive effect on our well-being, health and work conditions.

Healthcare colored light scenarios are used for surgeries, ultrasound, screen work, energy boost and relaxing as well as it can help optimize working conditions.

Purpose

To stimulate people’s health, sleep patterns and create better working conditions with evidence based circadian lighting protocols and colored scenarios.

Target group

Hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, eldercare, industrial facilities and schools.

Impact for citizen

Research shows that full dynamic circadian lighting can boost and block our production of hormones and reset our circadian rhythm. Correct dose of light creates more energy, awareness, better sleep, works against seasonal affective disorder, reduces the need for multiple types of medication.

Impact for staff

The staff experience better sleep after nightshifts, less headache and more energy during the day as well as they experience better working conditions with optimal light settings. Circadian rhythm light reduces sick leave, increase motivation and the risk of night-shift related diseases like chronical headache.

Healthcare light creates optimal light settings during e.g. laparoscopic operations, where a combination of green and red light creates the best conditions as it optimizes image quality, provide better visibility and highlight details to deliver quality results. Staff experience less headache during longer operations and find it easier to concentrate.

Economic impact

Energy savings from LED technology and LIGHTCARE OS controls. Circadian rhythm light can reduce the use of medication and thereby have a cost saving effect. It is shown that human centric lighting can have a cost saving effect due to better recovery of patients, optimal working conditions doing operations results in better precision and thereby quality.

Cost of product

Project specific.

Life expectancy of product

10 – 20 years depending on the service level.

Other costs of acquisition and setup

Project specific.

Expected annual costs

Project specific.

Special requirements

No special requirements.

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

The product can be used both for personal and public purposes.

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?

LIGHTCARE OS is a user-friendly system with simple and intuitive controls. In all installations, people are presented to the purpose and usage of the system. LIGHTCARE offer training sessions if needed.

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

It has been introduced at other exhibitions but not with the aim of AAL.

Experiences from practice (examples)

Some of the references:
Hospitals: - Aarhus University Hospital, Odense University Hospital, Silkeborg Hospital, Sønderborg Hospital, Glostrup Hospital.

Psychiatry: - Esbjerg Psychiatry, Middelfart Psychiatry, Glostrup Psychiatry.

Eldercare: 120 eldercare homes in Silkeborg, Ceres Center Horsens, Albertshøj Plejecenter Albertslund, - Fuglsangsø Centret Herning.

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