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If everyone living in a property is severely mentally impaired you can apply for an exemption(which means you don't have to pay Council Tax for the property).
If someone living with you is severely mentally impaired and without them there is only one adult living in your home, you can apply for a 25% discount on your Council Tax.
To get this discount or exemption the person must be entitled to one of the following benefits:
To apply please complete the online Severe Mental Impairment discount form or by downloading the pdf version in our document section on this page.
Before a discount can be granted, the applicant must provider a signed certificate from your Registered Medical Practitioner.
You will need to give the certificate part of the form to the person's medical practitioner for them to complete. Then send or upload the completed form, certificate and proof of benefit to the address at the bottom of this page.
We will use the information the doctor gives us only to process your application for a discount or exemption.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.