Definition of attendance allowance in English:

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attendance allowance

noun

[mass noun]
(In the UK) a state benefit paid to disabled people who need constant care at home: if they are very ill they can claim other benefits, such as attendance allowance
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  • Among the other entitlements many pensioners fail to claim are housing benefit, council tax benefit and attendance allowance.
  • They pooled resources with the Department for Work and Pensions to introduce a new joint visiting team to help people apply for benefits such as attendance allowance, disability living allowance and pension credit.
  • We process disability living allowance and attendance allowance claims for disabled and elderly people.

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