Benefits and entitlements – sources of support

If you have a diagnosis of epilepsy you may be entitled to receive certain benefits. These may include:

  • Disability Living Allowance (now called Personal Independence Payment) for people under 65.
  • Personal Independence Payment (Changes from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment).
  • Attendance Allowance (for people age 65 and over).
  • If you have epilepsy you are entitled to free prescriptions, this includes both epilepsy medication and other prescription medication. To get free prescriptions you need to ask your GP for an application form FP92A.
  • If you are unable to drive due to epilepsy you may be entitled to free or discounted travel on buses, trains, tubes and other transport.

For more information about entitlements that may be available for people with epilepsy in the UK visit Epilepsy Action's website


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