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Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance - introduction

Attendance Allowance is a tax-free benefit for people with disabilities aged 65 or over who need care
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Attendance Allowance - eligibility

Details about who can get Attendance Allowance
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Attendance Allowance - rates and how to claim

The different rates of Attendance Allowance and ways to claim
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Attendance Allowance - your circumstances

Conditions for getting Attendance Allowance and what to do if your conditions change
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Attendance Allowance - medical examination

Sometimes a medical examination is necessary to assess how your condition affects you
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Attendance Allowance medical examination - what it involves

How to prepare and what to take with you for the medical examination
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Attendance Allowance medical examination - what happens next

What happens after your medical examination
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Attendance Allowance - effect on other benefits and entitlements

If you claim Attendance Allowance you may be entitled to other benefits and entitlements. Your claim may also affect the entitlements of your carer.
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Payment of disability benefits in other European countries

Under certain circumstances, Attendance Allowance may be paid to people who leave the UK to live elsewhere in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland
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