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Disability and Carers Service

The Disability and Carers Service is part of the Department for Work and Pensions and deals with claims for:

  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer's Allowance
  • Vaccine Damage Payments

It also runs the Benefit Enquiry Line: 0800 88 22 00

For more information download the Disability and Carers Service Customer Information booklet (PDF) or phone the Department of Work and Pensions on 0800 88 22 00.

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A Guide to Money and Legal Matters

If you, or someone you know has been diagnosed with dementia, you may want guidance about how to handle money and legal matters. Alzheimer Scotland's guide could help you sort out day-to-day money matters and consider how to plan and make important decisions for your future.

Download the Dementia - Money and Legal Matters: A Guide (PDF) for a copy or phone the 24 hour Dementia Helpline 0808 808 3000.

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