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.
Ensure self-dependence and introduce security for older adults and people in need of light during night time without disturbing the circadian rhythm.
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.
Better sleep patterns. Decrease in fall accidents during night time.
Cost of product
Life expectancy of product
Other costs of acquisition and setup
Expected annual costs
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?
How much time is needed for the user or staff to get to know how to use of the product?
Has the product been presented before at other exhibitions or venues?
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.