Disability Allowance (DLA)
What is it?
Disability Living Allowance - sometimes referred to as DLA - is a tax-free benefit for children and adults who need help with personal care or have walking difficulties because they are physically or mentally disabled. It’s the same as the Attendance Allowance detailed above, but is intended for children and adults under 65.
Those who have a physical or mental disability, or both. Where the disability is severe enough for you to need help caring for yourself
Who might be eligible?
Those who are aged under 65 when their claim is made
If you are age over 65, you may be able to get Attendance Allowance.
Disability Living Allowance is not usually affected by any savings or income you may have.
How much can it pay?
The amount you get depends on how much your disability affects you. There are two components of Disability Living Allowance each with different rates, you may be eligible for one or both components.
Care component = £18.65 to £70.35 per week
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Mobility component = £18.65 - £49.10 per week