As you’re no doubt aware, many elderly patients are at increased risk of falls due to their poor vision. Falls can often lead to lengthy admissions to hospital; the estimated cost of this to the NHS is £269m per year.
Healthcall Optical have leading healthcare professionals that are committed to helping to prevent as many of these falls as possible by improving the vision in the elderly housebound population.
Please help us by referring as many people as you can who might be at risk of a fall due to poor vision and are eligible for their free home eye test.
To make an appointment or receive further information please complete our book a home eye test form. We’ll contact you to arrange your free home eye test appointment at a time convenient to you.
Healthcall Optical Services operate a robust clinical governance process and all our optometrists are regularly audited enabling us to monitor the standard of work and record keeping. We actively promote and encourage continued learning for all our clinical staff.
All customer facing personnel are checked by the Criminal Records Bureau. Our staff are chosen for their empathy with the elderly and those with disabilities. They also undergo a certified programme provided by the Alzheimer’s Society.
We notify the local Primary Care Trust/Health Boards of every nursing/residential home at which we are the service provider. This process ensures the appropriate use of Department of Health funding and is a regulatory process by each Primary Care Trust/Health Board.
Call free on 0800 089 0166 now for a patient information pack.