Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is paid at different rates depending on how your disability affects you.

Rate Care component Mobility component
Higher rate £81.30 a week £56.75 a week
Middle rate £54.45 a week N/A
Lower rate £21.55 a week £21.55 a week

DLA has 2 parts called ‘components’:

  • care component - if you need supervision or help looking after yourself
  • mobility component - if you can’t or find it very hard to walk

You could get a combination of both, or just one of the components.

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