Attendance allowance is extra money you can claim if youre over state pension age and need regular help with your personal care it is non means tested so you can claim it whatever your income or savings. I am becoming a bit confused when the dwp visiting officer came to my home to deal with appointeeship for my mothers benefits she gave me a claim form for attendance allowance which has now been granted to my mother and said that she would also qualify for extra pension credit. Information and advice on claiming benefits and entitlements including pension credit attendance allowance council tax benefit and carers allowance find out what you are entitled too blind or sight impaired or living in certain accommodation attendance allowance is a benefit to help older people who need extra help to stay . Money and benefits benefits what is attendance allowance what is attendance allowance attendance allowance aa a benefit paid by the department for work and pensions dwp to people of state pension age and over who need help with personal care because of a disability or health problem such as sight loss. Attendance allowance is a non means tested benefit paid to those aged over 65 who have long term care needs if you struggle with everyday activities such as going to the lavatory getting in and out of bed or just simply getting dressed then you could be eligible to make a claim
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