What Personal Independence Payment (PIP) means for carers

A brief explanation of how PIP affects carers.


What PIP means for carers

Welsh: Beth mae PIP yn ei olygu i ofalwyr

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Carers of people who receive PIP may be able to access other help and services. This guide looks at how PIP affects new and existing claims for Carer’s Allowance and Carer’s Credit. It also answers common questions asked by carers about PIP, Carer’s Allowance and Carer’s Credit.

The PIP toolkit gives more information about PIP for support organisations and claimant advisers.

Published 7 May 2014
Last updated 6 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the guide to reflect the change to the eligible age range for PIP.
  2. First published.