DWP full list of 57 medical conditions that could qualify for £424 monthly payment

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has shared a list of 57 medical conditions that could qualify you for monthly payments of up to £424. The Attendance Allowance is given to those with medical conditions that require them to get assistance with care.

Payments are given depending on how the condition affects your life. These include both physical and mental problems, with 57 listed by the DWO,

Just like other benefits, Attendance Allowance increased this month with the government announcing last November that state benefits would rise by 6.7 per cent from April 8. Scroll down to read which conditions are listed and how to qualify.

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57 health conditions that qualify for Attendance Allowance

The DWP has a list of common health problems that might mean you can get Attendance Allowance. It all depends on how the condition affects your day-to-day life, rather than just having the condition itself, The Mirror reports. They are as follows:

  • Arthritis

  • Spondylosis

  • Back pain – other/precise diagnosis not specified

  • Disease of the muscles, bones or joints

  • Trauma to limbs

  • Visual disorders and diseases

  • Hearing disorders

  • Heart disease

  • Respiratory disorders and diseases

  • Asthma

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Cerebrovascular disease

  • Peripheral vascular disease

  • Epilepsy

  • Neurological diseases

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Motor neurone disease

  • Chronic pain syndromes

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Metabolic disease

  • Traumatic paraplegia/tetraplegia

  • Major trauma other than traumatic paraplegia/tetraplegia

  • Learning difficulties

  • Psychosis

  • Psychoneurosis

  • Personality Disorder

  • Dementia

  • Behavioural disorder

  • Alcohol and drug abuse

  • Hyperkinetic syndrome

  • Renal disorders

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Bowel and stomach disease

  • Blood disorders

  • Haemophilia

  • Multi system disorders

  • Multiple allergy syndrome

  • Skin disease

  • Malignant disease

  • Severely mentally impaired

  • Double amputee

  • Deaf/blind

  • Haemodialysis

  • Frailty

  • Total parenteral nutrition

  • AIDS

  • Infectious diseases: viral disease - Covid-19

  • Infectious diseases: viral disease - precise diagnosis not specified

  • Infectious diseases: bacterial disease – tuberculosis

  • Infectious diseases: bacterial disease – precise diagnosis not specified

  • Infectious diseases: protozoal disease – malaria

  • Infectious diseases: protozoal disease – other/precise diagnosis not specified

  • Infectious diseases - other / precise diagnosis not specified

  • Cognitive disorder - other / precise diagnosis not specified

  • Terminally Ill

  • An unknown condition

How to apply for Attendance Allowance

You can apply for Attendance allowance by post by filling out this form. Send the completed form to Freepost DWP Attendance Allowance - there is no need for a postcode or a stamp.

You can ring the Attendance Allowance helpline to ask for a copy of the form and different formats, like braille, large print or audio CD. The helpline is open from 8am to 6pm and the number is 0800 731 0122.