A person may receive a discount if they suffer from permanent severe impairment of intelligence and social functioning. For example Alzheimer's Disease and similar illnesses.
They will need a certificate from their doctor or medical practitioner with knowledge of their illness. As well as this, they must also be entitled to receive one of a number of benefits, including:
- certain invalidity pensions
- disability allowances
- unemployability allowance or
- attendance allowance.
For more details on council tax discounts for disabled people please visit GOV.UK
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