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Includes information about benefits payable to those looking after someone who needs support because of a disability.



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Carers benefits

Benefits you may be able to claim if you are caring for a disabled person.

5 Carer's allowance

Explains the rules for claiming the main benefit for people looking after a family member or friend who is ill or disabled. Includes information on qualifying benefits and earnings limits.
Provided by Carers UK
2 Carer's allowance (PDF)

CarerÂ’s Allowance is a benefit paid to people who spend at least 35 hours a week caring for a severely disabled person. This information sheet includes guidance on what it is, how much you get and how to claim it
Provided by Age Concern
3 Carers Allowance

A benefit you can get if you spend at least 35 hours a week looking after someone who gets certain disability benefits. Who can get it, how to claim and how much you will get.
Provided by Department for Work & Pensions - DWP
1 Benefits for people who are sick or disabled

Benefits for a person who is sick or has a disability, including information for carers and benefits for accidents at work and industrial diseases.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
4 Council Tax Benefit

Explains the two ways in which a carer might get a discount on their council tax bill.
Provided by Carers UK
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