If someone in your household is a carer, you may be able to claim a discount.
You can claim this discount if you are a carer and:
- live in the same property as the person you are caring for
- provide care for at least 35 hours per week
- the person you're caring for is not related to you
- Available In
- Available to Age Groups
- No Restriction
- What we can help with
- Information on government/council support schemes
- Available to these Groups
- All Groups
The person being cared for must be entitled to one of the following benefits:
- Disability Living Allowance for care at either the middle or highest rate
- Personal Independence Payment daily living component
- Attendance Allowance
- Under the Industrial Injuries or War Pensions with Constant Attendance Allowance
- Armed Forces Independence Payment
- Maximum Disablement Benefit with highest rate of Constant Attendance Allowance.
There is no limit to the number of people that can be considered carers in a property but each carer must complete the online form.
If someone in your household is a care worker, you may be able to claim a discount.
A care worker must:
- Voluntarily care for an elderly person or a person with a disability
- Be paid no more than £44 per week
- Live where the care is given or in premises provided by your employer and
- Provide care on behalf of a local authority or charity, or be employed by the person you care for.