Attendance Allowance: Certain medical conditions make a person eligible – check now

Meanwhile, care home residents won’t usually be entitled to Attendance Allowance because their care is paid for by their local authority.

However, it’s important to differentiate that they’ll still be able to claim Attendance Allowance if they pay for all their own care home costs.

Anyone who thinks they may qualify can apply by post or phone at or 0800 731 0122.

They can also ask for help filling out the forms from Citizen’s Advice, Age UK or Macmillan Cancer Support.