What is Attendance Allowance?
Attendance Allowance can help with extra costs if you have a disability severe enough that you need someone to help look after you. If you have a carer, they could be eligible for Carer’s Allowance as well.
To be eligible for Attendance Allowance, you must be over state pension age and the following apply:
If you are terminally ill (and not expected to live more than 6 months), you may be able to claim under special rules. Special rules mean you can automatically get a higher rate of Attendance Allowance.