In Hospital or Care Home

You may be eligible for a discount or exemption on Council Tax if you are a long-term patient in a hospital, residential care home, nursing home or hostel.

The following supporting documentation is required:

  • letter from a doctor confirming that you are unlikely to return home
  • the date you entered the hospital or home
  • an indication of your illness

If the property is now unoccupied you can use our online form which is the preferred and most efficient method. If you need any assistance contact our Customer Advice and Support Service.

However if the property remains occupied, you can apply for a discount using our online form