C7 - Receiving Financial Assistance for a Gardener

If you are eligible for a Disability Allowance, or already receive it, you may be able to use some of the allowance to hire a gardener.

The Disability Allowance is a weekly payment for people who have regular, ongoing costs because of a disability that is likely to last six months or longer. The allowance can be used for a range of different costs. See B15 Disability Allowance.

You can arrange for a gardener and pay them directly with money from the allowance you receive. You can choose whom you like to do the work.

Pros

Cons

What do I need in order to take this option?

You must be eligible to receive funding.

Eligibility

Could this option limit my future choices?

No, it could enable you to remain independent in your home for longer and will help you to look after your home, thereby preserving its value.

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