Attendance allowance? Is it really for attendance? Who could you pay to for fill the care needs as required by the government at the weekly allowance of £62.25 for the higher rate or £41.65 for the lower rate? CLICK HERE for link to Directgove site on care needs. These are the allowances which need to be increased substantially. Say another higher band for those with a server mental impairment as which is required to get the council tax disregard. Campaign for an increase in Attendance allowance!!