Lighting For Older People (Falls Prevention Workshop)

Our New Lighting For Older People Falls Prevention Workshop replaces the previous Thomas Pocklington Lighting course and is designed for a wider audience interested in better Lighting  peoples homes. With a view  to prevent falls from poor vision and address Image: Access Designchanging needs of older people with the onset of age related Visual impairments.

As tungsten bulbs are now completely phased out we will look at LED options  and Fluorescent lighting options and how best to position them.

In the workshop you will learn about different types of Smart Lighting options and controls & Dimmer Effects.

We will look at  the position of lighting for alleviation of some of the symptoms of Visual Impairment  that Older People experience such as Glare and Sparkle and shadow and where lighting can aid indoor mobility and orientation rather than just illumination.

The course will look at how to find the ultimate LUX level complete a Lighting for older people  assessment, design a Lighting specification for an electrical contractor and review outcomes.

You will have a greater understanding of the physics of lighting and the importance of utilising daylight as part of your  ongoing solution. You will be given a ready reckoner to help calculate your lux Levels for the rooms you are assessing and some simple form designs to help improve and make your paper trail efficient and smart

We look at retrofit options as opposed to DFG and consider the safest solutions for a wide range of properties from Social housing to the private owner.

The course is for Rehabilitation Officers for The Visually Impaired, Occupational Therapists, Care & Repair workers ECLO’s and Information officers. Social care Practitioners and anyone interested in the welfare of Older People or Falls Prevention.

Cost £100 +VAT on courses advertised

£1000 in house for 20 People

Dates in 2022

Glasgow Training Rooms 7th September 2022

Leeds Venue to be confirmed 14th  September 2022

Birmingham Bond Centre Digbeth 21st September 2022

London Resource for London Holloway Road 28th September 2022

Bristol Venue to be confirmed 5th October 2022

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