1. Overview

You have rights if you become disabled to protect you from discrimination. You might also be entitled to certain benefits.

The main disability and sickness benefits are:

What you’re entitled to depends on your circumstances - use a benefits calculator to see what you might be able to get.

You might also be able to get:

If you’re in England you can get a health and social care assessment to find out what help you can get (eg equipment, home care, day centres) from your local council.

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