Attendance allowance

What does it do?

What is Attendance Allowance? Attendance Allowance is a benefit for older people  65+ who need extra help to stay independent at home, due to long term illness or disability. How can it help me? You can use the money in any way that will help you at home; Put the heating on more, use taxis to get out and about, hire a shopper, a carer, or someone to provide respite. You can even save up for a stair lift. Whatever way that helps you to live well at home.