Going into hospital: leaflet

Guidance on how going into hospital affects certain state benefits and help with housing costs and hospital travel costs.

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This leaflet explains how going into hospital affects the following benefits:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Incapacity Benefit and Severe Industrial Injuries Disablement
  • Bereavement benefits
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Disablement Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • State Pension

It also tells you about help with housing costs and hospital travel costs that you may be able to get if you’re getting certain benefits when you go into hospital.

Order copies of a leaflet

APS Group
Unit C
Orion Business Park
Bird Hall Lane

Cheadle Heath

Complete the contact form and send it to APS by email, fax or post.

Published 1 April 2010