Attendance Allowance

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 12th February 2014.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether his Department notifies claimants of attendance allowance at the start of the application process that they must state in their applications whether they are self-funded or receiving public funds to cover care costs.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The attendance allowance claim form asks claimants who are in a hospital or a care home whether any of the costs of their stay are borne out of public funds.

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