Guidance

What Personal Independence Payment (PIP) means for carers

A brief explanation of how PIP affects carers.

Documents

What PIP means for carers

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Welsh: Beth mae PIP yn ei olygu i ofalwyr

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

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