What is an AVAS Disability Allowance?

dementia care services is a no contributory benefit in the United Kingdom only, paid to those who take care of a disabled individual for more than 35 hours a week. It was first introduced as Invalid Care Allowance in 1976, when women were excluded. It has been expanded to include all types of disability over time. The eligibility criteria are specified in the legislation that makes it a benefit. A number of criteria must be taken into consideration, including age, …