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UK Welfare Benefits

Attendance Allowance

As we get older, many of us need a little extra help to look after ourselves, especially if we have a long-term illness or disability.

You may be able to claim Attendance Allowance if your ability to keep safe or look after your own personal care is affected by physical or mental illness or disability.

Attendance Allowance has 2 weekly rates, and the rate you get depends on the help you need. You

You could receive:

  • £61.85 if you need help in the day or at night

  • £92.40 if you need help both in the day and at night


These rates apply from April 2021 to April 2022.

Attendance Allowance won't reduce other income!

The depth of knowledge and experience of the social care and welfare system increases your chance of making a successful claim for Attendance Allowance.

Claiming Attendance Allowance won’t reduce any other income you receive, and it’s tax-free. If you’re awarded it, you may become entitled to other benefits, such as Carers Allowance.

Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is now only available to claim for people under the age of 16.

However, I meet quite a number of people who have been receiving the benefit for many years.

It is not well known that you can still request a review of your rate of benefit and this could result in a major increase in income.  If your needs have increased then this increase could assist in purchasing equipment or care. 

DLA consists of 3 rates and was very often awarded for the life of the person.

                       Highest       £92.40

                   Middle        £61.85

                   Lowest        £24.45

If you think you may be entitled to an increase in your DLA I can assist in providing the evidence which may result in a higher award.


Carers Allowance

What is Carer's Allowance?

The main welfare benefit for carers is called Carer's Allowance and it's worth £69.70 per week.

You don’t have to be related to or live with the person you care for to claim Carer's Allowance.

The rules have changed and in the main the person applying requires an immediate connection to the UK welfare system. 

Contact me for more information.


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