2. DLA rates
The rate you get is made up of 2 components (parts). How much you get depends on how your disability or health condition affects you.
|Care component||Weekly rate||Level of help you need|
|Lowest||£22||Help for some of the day or with preparing cooked meals|
|Middle||£55.65||Frequent help or constant supervision during the day, supervision at night or someone to help you while on dialysis|
|Highest||£83.10||Help or supervision throughout both day and night, or you’re terminally ill|
|Mobility component||Weekly rate||Level of help you need|
|Lower||£22||Guidance or supervision outdoors|
|Higher||£58||You have any other, more severe, walking difficulty|
How you’re paid
DLA is usually paid every 4 weeks.
All benefits, pensions and allowances are paid into an account, for example your bank account.
You could get extra benefits or tax credits if you get Disability Living Allowance - check with the Disability Service Centre or the office dealing with your benefit.