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7. Benefit Entitlements

Help & advice

This category covers the different benefits which a person who is in care may be entitled to.

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Carer's Credit

If you are caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week then you are eligible for Carer's Credit. 

Carer's Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. In order to receive a full British State Pension you will need to have a complete National Insurance record for 30 years or more.