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Find out about the different ways you claim carer's allowance if you are eligible
Carer's Allowance is a benefit to help people who look after someone who is disabled. Find out how to claim, who to contact and how much you may be entitled to
You may be eligible for Carer's Allowance if you are aged 16 or over and you spend at least 35 hours a week caring for someone who is ill or disabled
If you claim Disability Living Allowance you may be entitled to other benefits and entitlements. Your claim may also affect the entitlements of your carer.
Carer's Allowance is a taxable benefit to help people who look after someone who is disabled. You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person that you care for.