Attendance Allowance is government benefit that helps with extra costs if you are over State Pension age and need someone to help look after you. It helps you to remain independent for as long as possible.
Do you desire to remain as independent as possible, for as long as possible and still have a say in your well-being?
Did you know that you may be eligible for a benefit called Attendance Allowance to help meet the cost of this help?
You may qualify for this benefit if you are state pension age or over and have any health issues or needs that cause you difficulties or challenges in your day-to-day living.
There are two levels weekly rates of Attendance Allowance. A lower rate of £60 per week is paid if you need help during the day to maintain your independence. Should you have health issues that disturb your night, then the weekly benefit may increase to over £89.60 per week. The level you receive is determined by your circumstances.
Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people are state pension aged or over who need help with personal care. It helps with extra costs if you need someone to help look after you. You can claim this benefit even if you haven’t paid National Insurance and it is not means-tested, it doesn’t matter where you live or if you have savings. Attendance allowance is tax-free.
Are you or is someone you know eligible?
Our partners at Grey Matters Consultancy offer an initial free 30-minute confidential consultation to assess whether they can help and for you to decide if you’d like help. If you both agree that claiming Attendance Allowance is right for you, then they will look after you every step of the way.
They complete all the necessary forms and explain the process of claiming in straightforward, plain English so that you understand everything and are in complete control.
You may decide, after your initial consultation, that you’d like to continue as you are for now; that’s fine too. They're only a phone call away if you change your mind, or would like to talk things through again.
*The government do not charge for applying for Attendance Allowance; Grey Matters' fee covers the form-filling service, support and advice.