Attendance Allowance Number
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AA is one of many benefits available to those who are otherwise unable to work due to their age, illness or both. Some of the other benefits include Disability Living Allowance (DLA), which is soon to be replaced by the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
Q. Can I get Attendance Allowance?
A. AA is available to those over the age of 65 with a physical or mental disability, if you require help with caring for yourself. Finding out if you’re eligible can be tricky as there are many Attendance Allowance Criteria which you must meet. Call the Attendance Allowance Phone Number for more information on eligibility.
Q. How do I apply for Attendance Allowance?
A. Applying for AA is easy. You can simply fill in form AA1A found on the Gov.uk website. Alternatively you can apply online, however some people find they require assistance with the complex application process. Assistance can be found by calling the AA Contact Number on 0843 515 8647.
You can call the Attendance Allowance Telephone Number between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday to be connected to the Disability Benefits Helpline. Claim forms can also be found on the Gov.uk website.
Disability benefits helpline,
Lancashire FY2 0YE.
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Attendance Allowance are a form of benefits you can claim for personal care if you are mentally ill or disabled and you are aged over 65. How much you get depends on the level of care you need. If you are in receipt of other benefits then your attendance allowance may increase
You can get Attendance Allowance if the following applies:
- You have a physical disability, a mental disability or both
- Your disability is severe enough for you to need help caring for yourself or someone to supervise you, for your own or someone else’s safety
You must also:
- Be residing in Great Britain when you make a claim – there are some exceptions to this like members and family members of the Armed Forces
- Have been living in Great Britain for at least 2 of the last 3 years
- Are habitually resident in the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man or the Channel Islands
- Are not subject to immigration control
Once you have applied for attendance allowance you will be sent a letter for your assessment period. The letter will outline where you need to go and when. When you attend your assessment you will be required to show some form of identification. You can bring your passport or any 3 of the following:
- birth certificate
- a full driving license
- life assurance policy
- bank statements
Attendance allowance is paid every week and there are 2 tiers that you could receive. This depends on the severity of your illness or disability and the level of help and care you need. The two tiers are:
- £55.10 – Lower Rate. Frequent help or constant supervision during the day, or supervision at night
- £82.30 – Higher Rate. Help or supervision throughout both day and night or you’re terminally ill
How do I claim for Attendance Allowance?
To apply for attendance allowance you will need to fill out a form AA1 and return it by post. Or you can contact an advisor who will be able to get the form sent out to your home address and talk you through how to fill the form in and what to do next. Speak to a friendly advisor on…. Today.
I have a visual impairment and cannot fill out the form, what can I do?
If you are visually impaired or are struggling to fill the form in to apply for Attendance Allowance then you will need to contact an advisor for an alternative format for your application. Simply call today on…
Are their any special circumstances for Attendance Allowance?
Yes, if you are terminally ill and are not expected to live for longer the 6 months then you may be able to get your application fast tracked and receive your money quicker. If this is the case then you should contact an advisor to let them know of your current situation. You can contact them today on…
I am not happy with a decision made by Attendance Allowance, what can I do?
If you are not happy with a decision made by the Attendance Allowance then you can appeal the decision. To do this you will need to contact Attendance Allowance and ask for a mandatory reconsideration. If you are still unhappy with the decision then you can appeal the decision to the social security and child support tribunal. To find out more or ask for a mandatory reconsideration then contact an advisor on….
I am unhappy with the service i received from Attendance Allowance, how can I complain?
If you are unhappy with the service you received from Attendance Allowance then you can file a formal complaint with the department for work and pension.
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