Benefits for people affected by dementia
If you are living with dementia, or caring for someone with the condition, you may be eligible for some benefits if dementia affects your ability to work, or if you have extra costs because of it.
Help with paying for care
For advice about Attendance allowance (AA), Personal independence payment (PIP) and Disability living allowance (DLA).
For advice about Carer’s allowance and Carer’s credit.
Help with boosting income
For advice about Universal credit and Employment and support allowance (ESA).
For advice about State pension and Pension credit.
Help with paying bills
For advice about Income support, cold weather payments, funeral costs, and schemes to reduce medical costs.
For advice about Support for mortgage interest (SMI), Housing benefit and Council tax support.
How to claim benefits
Benefits you may be entitled to and how to apply.
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