Home lighting includes a selection of lamps, magnifiers and night lights that help you to see more clearly, whether you are reading at your desk or moving from your bed at night.
Some of the most popular lighting aids include:
If you, or someone you care for, are living with a visual impairment which makes it difficult to read text clearly or navigate your house at night, you may want to try a home lighting aid.
Sensor lights provide peace of mind when walking at night and can act as a guide towards the main light source. They are a simple way to reduce accidents and falls in the home.
Desk and chair lamps illuminate your reading material and help you see the text more clearly.
Home lighting would benefit those who experience:
Things to consider
It is important to position home lighting aids in a suitable location to maximise their efficiency and benefits. Take your time to consider where they will be placed and if you will need a plug or a socket.
Walking in the dark can be dangerous, even if it’s just to reach the light switch. An automatic light will prevent you stumbling in the dark by lighting up your surroundings.
If you’re living with limited grip in your hands, a product such as the Hands-Free Magnifier reduces strain on your hands and enables you to carry on with your tasks. Similarly, if you have limited dexterity in your fingers, a Bright Led Striplight With Movement Sensor is a great alternative to fiddly light switches and can help reduce pain in your fingers.