Have you used a benefit checker for people receiving care – have you heard about the Independent Age Benefit Checker? This simple, free-to-use, independent, and impartial tool can help you to check what benefits you may be eligible for.
If you answer yes to any of the questions below, then you may be eligible to receive extra money.
- Are you on a low income?
- Do you have a long-term illness or disability?
- Are you in need of help with personal care tasks such as washing, dressing, and eating?
- Do you care for someone with a disability?
As your needs change, you may face extra costs which means money can be tight. If you are struggling to make ends meet, you may find that there are benefits you can claim and other ways to boost your income and save money on bills. There is a range of benefits available to older people. Use the Independent Age Benefit Checker to make sure that you claim what you are entitled to.
The Independent Age Benefit Checker is really simple to use. Simply tick the statements that apply to your situation and you will be told which benefits you may be eligible to claim. Even if you think that you are getting everything that you are entitled to, it is worth spending just a few minutes to double-check.
Independent Age is a charity offering clear, free, and impartial advice on issues including care and support, money and benefits, health, and mobility. The Benefit checker for people receiving care asks a few simple questions, then provides more information about the benefits which you may be entitled to receive.
Types of benefit available covered by the Benefit Checker:
- Pension credit
- Winter Fuel Payment
- Attendance allowance
- Personal Independence Payment
- Local welfare assistance schemes and the Social Fund
- Grants from charities for people on a low income
- Social care support
- Carer’s Allowance