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Ask for a copy of Help with the cost of cancer (published by Macmillan Cancer Support)
Use the Macmillan Benefits Calculator to check the benefits to which you may be entitled
Attendance Allowance (AA): 0800 731 0122
A benefit for anyone who has difficulty looking after themself and is over the state pension age. Personal Independence Payment (PIP): 0800 917 2222
A benefit for anyone who has difficulty moving around or looking after themself and is under the state pension age Universal credit (UC): 0800 328 5644
For people over 18 and under state pension age who are on a low income, out of work or ill
Must be claimed online Carer’s Allowance: 0800 731 0297 Call the Carer’s Allowance Unit
One-off grants (up to £350) for cancer patients to cover a wide range of practical needs. Grants are means-tested.
Applications to be completed by a health or social care professional.Ask your clinical nurse specialist, at the LJMC or other Macmillan centre.