Carers and disability benefits


  1. Universal Credit

    Universal Credit is replacing 6 other benefits with a single monthly payment if you're out of work or on a low income - eligibility, how to prepare

  2. Benefits calculators

    Find out what benefits you could get, how much you could get and how to claim

  3. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP) replaces Disability Living Allowance (DLA) - how and when to claim, rates, eligibility

  4. Carer's Allowance

    Apply for Carer's Allowance - money to help you look after someone who needs to be cared for. Apply online or use form DS700

  5. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

    Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) money if you cannot work because of illness or disability - rates, eligibility, apply, assessment

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Benefits and pensions for UK nationals in the EU, EEA or Switzerland if there's a no-deal Brexit
  2. Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment guide for assessment providers
  3. The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) toolkit
  4. Benefits and pensions for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens in the UK if there's a no-deal Brexit
  5. Apply for communication support at a job interview if you have a disability or health condition (Access to Work)
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News and communications

  1. Unnecessary disability reassessments for disabled pensioners to be phased out
  2. End to unnecessary benefit reassessments for disabled pensioners
  3. Closing the gap between intention and experience
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Research and statistics

  1. ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: September 2019
  2. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2019
  3. Universal Credit and Severe Disability Premium claims
  4. Work and Health Programme statistics to May 2019
  5. Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit quarterly statistics: data to December 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Work and Health Programme statistics: publication proposals
  2. Benefit and pension rates 2019 to 2020
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. IIAC annual report: 2018 to 2019
  2. Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme: annual review 2017 to 2018
  3. Carer's Allowance in Scotland: Agency Agreement and Service Level Agreement
  4. Performance of the Carer's Allowance Unit: Apr 2017 to Mar 2018
  5. Performance of the Carer's Allowance Unit: Apr 2016 to Mar 2017
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