- The domiciliary eye examination is available for patients who are unable to attend a practice unaccompanied due to physical or mental disability.
- You must provide the service only at the request of the patient, a relative or primary carer.
- You should use your professional judgement when deciding whether to offer a domiciliary eye examination.
- You should be flexible when examining the patient and adapt your techniques as required.
- You should have suitable portable equipment.
- There are additional factors to take into account if you carry out eye examinations in residential homes.
- This guidance does not change what you must do under the law.