Severely mentally impaired adults
See if you meet the conditions mentioned below to not be considered as an adult resident
Severely mentally impaired adults are not counted as adult residents if they meet the following conditions:
You need to be certified by a doctor to be suffering from severe impairment of intelligence and social functioning, which appears to be permanent, for instance Alzheimer’s disease. You also need to be entitled to at least one of a number of benefits that include certain incapacity benefits, disability allowances, unemployment allowances or attendance allowances.
How do I claim?
- You can apply using the link above. You will need to download the form once you have completed part A, as Part B must be completed by a doctor – the application cannot be processed if Part B is not completed.