You may be able to claim Attendance Allowance if your ability to 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’ll get:

These rates apply from April 2023 to April 2024.

Claiming Attendance Allowance is tax free and it is not means tested, it won’t reduce any other income you receive.

You could be eligible for Attendance Allowance if you:

Attendance Allowance is based on the help you need, not the help you actually get, you don’t actually have to receive help from a carer.  It is not means-tested so your income and savings are not taken into account.

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