Have you ever thought about what good lighting can do for you? It’s a subject that nobody thinks about but studies have shown that good lighting can contribute to good decision making and even have a positive impact on memory including Dementia.
What Makes Lighting so Important?
According to studies after oxygen, food and water lighting is an important aspect of improved mood, sleep patterns & memory. “To aid sleep, memory and for further other health reasons you need exposure to high levels of light, particularly in the morning,” says Associate Professor Colm Cunningham and director of HammondCare’s Dementia Centre.
Lighting Mistakes to Avoid
- The use of small lights in large rooms: These cause shadows and do not shed correct lighting levels in the room.
- Ignoring the Importance of Minimising Glare
- Not Utilising Natural Daylight
- Not Sleeping in a dark environment
With LED lighting now readily available at affordable prices. There is no reason why you should have to continue living with inferior lighting, it may even assist your health