Council Tax discount and exemptions for single persons and disregarded adults

Adult(s) in hospital or care

If an adult who lives at the property is in permanent residential care in hospital or at a care home, please apply for a residential care discount.

What you will need to apply

You will be asked these details about the adult in care:

  • the Council Tax account number this discount applies to
  • full name
  • name of care home or hospital
  • date of admission
  • next of kin name and contact information

As part of the application, we are required to write to the care home or hospital stated in the application. Please download and complete the consent form. The completed consent form will then need to be scanned or photographed and uploaded to give your consent.

Download the consent form

How to apply 

To apply for this discount, please have the above details and completed consent form ready and complete our short online form.

Apply for an adult in hospital or care discount

What happens next? 

Your submitted application form will be sent to our Council Tax team.

We will review your application and contact you. You should hear from us within 10 working days.


Tell us about a change that affects your Council Tax

It's important that you tell us about any household changes or circumstance changes that might affect your Council Tax payments or discounts.

How to tell us