Benefits and adult social care

You may be able to claim disability benefits if keeping safe or looking after yourself is affected by a physical or mental illness or disability.

You don’t have to have your care arranged by us to claim disability benefits, our 'income services team' provides benefits advice for everyone with care needs, whether you're in your own home or in a care home.

Getting the right benefits in place will helps paying your care costs. However, payment of disability benefits may be affected if you spend time in hospital.

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