Carer’s Allowance is a benefit for unpaid carers. It’s controlled centrally by government, and worth an extra £3,515 per year to support us in our caring role. It’s normally very quick to work out if we are eligible for Carer’s Allowance using our handy tool. Alternatively, take a look at our full guide to carer’s allowance below.Find out in less than three minutes if you could receive financial support with this simple and free claim checker.
As carers, we often find ourselves supporting the person we care for to apply for Attendance Allowance. So with input from unpaid carers in our community, here’s our guide to supporting carers through the process.
Pension Credit gives you extra money to help with your living costs if you’re over State Pension age and on a low income. Pension Credit can also help with housing costs such as ground rent or service charges.
NHS-funded nursing care is when the NHS pays for the nursing care component of nursing home fees. The NHS pays a flat rate directly to the care home towards the cost of this nursing care.