Hello to you all. I'm new to this forum. My mother has Alzheimer's - diagnosed about 4 years ago. My father gave up work to be with her at home, having run his own business for over 20 years. He is not coping too well of late. I have organised power of attorney for him and my mother and I see them every weekend but I would like to know if anyone has any experience of applying for attendance allowance. My father hasn't come around to the idea but I think its time to get the paper work in order for him as her carer later on. She's not had a great deal of help from the local NHS GP but has been helped a lot by a private GP in London. Any advice would be gratefully received.