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      Benefits

      Read our factsheets on ways of benefits and support you may be entitled to.

      You can find out here about the benefits and support you may be entitled to if you are deaf or have hearing loss, and whether you are in work, looking for work or retired.

      You can also order free factsheets and leaflets from our Information Line.

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      Attendance Allowance

      If you are deaf or have hearing loss and are aged 65 or over, you may be able to claim Attendance Allowance to help cover the costs of any care, support or supervision you need. This factsheet explains what Attendance Allowance is, and how you can apply for it.

      Factsheet
      Updated 23 Apr 2018

      Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

      If you have hearing loss caused by exposure to noise at work, or an accident at work or while on an approved employment training scheme or course, you may be able to claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.

      Factsheet
      Updated 23 Apr 2018

      Personal Independence Payment

      Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for people aged 16–64 who have a long-term health condition or disability. You’ll find this factsheet useful if you are deaf or have hearing loss and want to know more about PIP, including how to claim it for the first time.

      Factsheet
      Updated 23 Apr 2018

      Understanding Benefits

      If you are deaf or have hearing loss, or care for someone with hearing difficulties, there are financial benefits and support services to help. In this leaflet, we tell you what you might be able to claim.

      Universal Credit

      Universal Credit is a single monthly payment for people who are on a low income or out of work. It is replacing six existing benefits, including income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance and income-related Employment and Support Allowance.

      Factsheet
      Updated 11 Dec 2017

      War Pensions Scheme

      You will find this factsheet useful if you have hearing loss that was caused by military service or wartime experiences before 6 April 2005 and want to find out what compensation you can receive.

      Factsheet
      Updated 23 Aug 2017

      Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

      You will find this factsheet useful if you have hearing loss as a result of service in the UK armed forces on or after 6 April 2005 and want to know how you can get compensation from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

      Factsheet
      Updated 23 Aug 2017
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