Coronavirus: New guidance

Meet outside rather than inside where possible. Keep 2 metres apart from people that you don’t live with. Minimise travel in and out of affected areas. Get tested twice a week and isolate if positive

Coronavirus: New guidance

Apply for a carers discount

Apply for a Carers Council Tax discount

Carers

You can get a discount if you are:

  • Providing care for at least 35 hours a week on average
  • Living with and caring for someone who has a disability, who is not your spouse/partner or child under 18, but who is entitled to one of the following benefits: 
    • Middle or higher rate of the care component of disability living allowance
    • Attendance Allowance
    • The highest rate of disablement pension
    • An increase in a constant attendance allowance
    • Daily Living component of Personal Independence Payment
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment

Care workers

You can get a discount if you are:

  • Providing care or support through a connection with the Crown, a charity or a local authority, and
  • Employed for a least 24 hours a week, and
  • Paid no more than £44 per week, and
  • Resident where the care is given or in premises which have been provided for the better performance of the work