Carer Allowance

For people who give additional daily care to someone with a disability or medical condition, or an adult who is frail aged.

To get this you must:

  • care for someone whose care needs score is high enough on the adult or child assessment tools
  • care for someone who'll have these needs for at least 12 months
  • meet an income test.

Read the full conditions under who can get it.

Page last updated: 19 January 2023.
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