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Meeting the needs of an ageing population is a key issue affecting both the housing sector and wider social care agenda in the UK. Increasing numbers of older people wish to remain in their home for as long as possible, and this means a growing need for support and adaptations in the home. Sight loss is one difficulty that many older people encounter, and the links between sight loss and other health difficulties, in particular falling in the home, are well-documented. Research previously carried out for the Pocklington Trust highlighted the lack of evidence on outcomes of lighting interventions for partially sighted people.