Council Tax discount for nursing or care home patients

You will be eligible for Council Tax discount if you permanently live in one of the following:

  • residential care home
  • nursing home
  • mental care nursing home
  • high care hostel


To apply for the discount you will need to:

  1. Download and complete the application form
  2. Scan the completed refund form using either a scanner or taking a picture of it using your mobile phone.
  3. Send the scanned/pictured image to your computer eg by email or text.
  4. Attach the image and answer the questions on the evidence form.

Supporting documents

You will need to provide written confirmation of the admission date from the hospital or home to support your application.