Living at home
Living in a care home

Care Component
High  £89.60                 Middle  £60.00                 Low  £23.70


Mobility Component
High  £62.55                  Low  £23.70

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)


England (paid by NHS)
those currently on high band


Wales (paid by individual local health boards)


Scotland (paid by Scottish Executive)
Personal Care
Nursing Care


Northern Ireland 
(paid by Health & Social Services Board)

NHS Funded Nursing Care








Daily Living Component
Enhanced    £89.60                             Standard   £60.00


Mobility Component
Enhanced    £62.55                              Standard   £23.70

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) 


Upper Limit        

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance



In Care  

At Home
Personal Allowance



Upper Limit        

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance


Northern Ireland

Upper Limit      

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance

Local Authority Thresholds Contribution Rate £1 per £250 (excluding Wales)






















Benefit Rates England 2021/22

Basic State Retirement Pension

Attendance Allowance 

Higher Rate
Lower Rate

Non Contributory



New State Pension

Full Rate


Pension Credit

Standard Amount
Couple Standard Amount
Single Savings Credit Threshold
Single Savings Credit Maximum
Couples Savings Credit Threshold
Couples Savings Credit Maximum
Severe Disability Premium


Capital Allowances (disregarded for Pension Credit)

Carers Allowance


Earnings Allowance (per week)


You can get Attendance Allowance if

you have reached State Pension age.

You must be aged 16 or over and usually

have not reached State Pension age to claim