Discounts for Patients in Nursing or Care Home

People living in residential care homes, nursing homes, mental nursing homes and hostels providing a high level of care are disregarded for Council Tax purposes, as long as it is their only or main home.

To apply please complete our Care or Nursing Homes - Council Tax Discount form below

if you are moving directly and permanently to a Care Home from a period in hospital,  you may be entitled to a further reduction of council tax from the date of your hospital admission.  For more information, please see  our Patients in Hospital page

If you are unable to use this form, please see our Contact Us (this link opens in a new window) for ways of getting in touch

Contact Details of liable person

Name
Address

Patient in Nursing or Care Home

Name
Please provide the following information about the Home / Care Home
  • Name of Care Home
  • Address including postcode
  • Contact Number
  • Email Addres
  • Home Registered Number (if known)

Declaration

Name & Relationship of Person completing the form

WARNING - It is a criminal offence for a ratepayer to give false information when making an application related to Council Tax or Business Rates

I confirm that all the details above are correct and I will contact the Council immediately of any changes

I can confirm that I am the only resident over 18 years of age in the dwelling

I will inform the Council as soon as there is any change in my circumstances which could affect my Council Tax Discount. If I fail to do so, I may be liable to a £70 penalty.

For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice

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