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Benefits and entitlements

We offer information and advice to help you claim all the benefits you are entitled to.

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  • Benefits calculator

    Do you know what benefits you are entitled to? Find out exactly what you are owed - quickly and easily.
  • Carer's Allowance

    If you care for someone who is ill or disabled, you may be entitled to Carer's Allowance.
  • Health benefits

    As well as free prescriptions and eye tests, you may be entitled to help towards dental treatment and glasses.
  • Pension Credit

    About 4m older people are entitled to Pension Credit, yet about 1 in 3 of those eligible are still not claiming it.
  • Welfare reform

    The welfare system is undergoing major changes. Find out how they will affect older people.
  • Attendance Allowance

    Many over-65s can claim Attendance Allowance if they need help with their care because of illness or disability.

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Benefits explained

Are you missing out on a benefit you are entitled to? Our new benefits leaflets will give you an overview.

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