Incapacity Supplement can be paid as a supplement to people getting Disablement Benefit.
It is paid to people who are permanently incapable of work because of an accident or disease suffered at work. It is only paid to those who do not qualify for certain other social welfare payments.
This supplement is not means-tested. You may be entitled to claim an increase for a qualified adult, if you have a spouse, civil partner or cohabitant and an increase for a qualified child who normally lives with you.
Rates of payment
Incapacity Supplement weekly rates are as follows:
Incapacity Supplement by categories
Under 66 years of age
66 years of age and over
Increase for a qualified adult aged under 66 years
Increase for a qualified adult aged 66 years and over