Home Visiting Optician by Specsavers

open Monday - Friday 9-5

Address: We provide a service to individual homes, care homes and sheltered accommodation.
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This is a new domiciliary service provided by Specsavers. It is a home visiting opticians provided to anyone who can not attend a high street practice unattended due to mental/ physical illness. We can provide services to individual homes or care homes/ sheltered accommodation. This is a much under utlilised service as most are unaware it exists. Further still that it is provided by a company with whom many people have visited previously but no longer can.

Who to Contact
Hugh Loughran
Opthalmic Director
0800 198 1135
Where to Go
Name of venue
Venue address
We provide a service to individual homes, care homes and sheltered accommodation.
When is it On?
Date & Time Information
open Monday - Friday 9-5
Other Details
Free to those who qualify
Referral and eligibility notes

You may qualify for a free NHS eye test at home if you are unable to visit an optician unaccompanied due to physical or mental disability and are any of the following:

·                          aged 60 or over

·                          registered blind or partially sighted

·                          diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma

·                          considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician

·                          aged 40 or over and your mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter has been diagnosed with glaucoma

·                          receiving benefit (Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance or Pension Credit Guarantee Credit)

·                          entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate

·                          on a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate


·                          eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (our optician will advise on the entitlement)

For further information please contact us on 0800 1981135

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