More information on the following can be found on the NHS website.
An NHS-funded mobile sight test is where an optometrist comes to visit you in your own home or at a day centre.
If you are eligible for an NHS-funded sight test you may also be entitled to a mobile sight test. If you meet one of the criteria listed below then you may have your sight test at
If you are unable to leave home unaccompanied because of physical or mental illness or disability
- a residential or care home
If you are a resident and you are unable to leave the home unaccompanied because of physical or mental illness or disability
- a day centre
If you cannot get a sight test at an optician's practice because of physical or mental illness, disability or because of difficulties in communicating your health needs unaided.
Tip: You may find more advice and support in our sections about adult social care and caring for someone with communication problems.