1. Expert Q&A: Benefits - Weds 23 October, 3-4pm

    Our next expert Q&A will be on the topic of benefits. It will be hosted by Lauren from our Knowledge Services team. She'll be answering your questions on Wednesday 23 October between 3-4pm.

    You can either post your question >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll be happy to ask them on your behalf.

  1. macatac

    macatac Registered User

    Nov 9, 2014
    37
    North Wales
    I dont know about the rest of the uk,but here in Wales you can apply to the water company for what is called Water Assist. Doesnt matter if you are billed 6mthly,yearly,or on a water meter. If,due to a medical condition,you have to use more water than you normally would do,you can apply for this if in receipt of certain benefits. A Dr needs to sign the application, stating that you, or someone in the household suffers from one of the listed conditions. I was recently awarded water assist. It means I wont pay more than £131 for water or more than £131 for sewerage for the current yearly billing period. Might be worth checking if your water company does a similar scheme.
     
  2. Beate

    Beate Registered User

    May 21, 2014
    11,714
    Female
    London
    Thames Water do as well, they have a few different schemes that cap your water bill but unfortunately we don't qualify.
     
  3. opaline

    opaline Registered User

    Nov 13, 2014
    182
    We don't get water bills in Scotland, the water rates are included in our council tax,x
     

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