If a person is filling in the form for someone else as part of their job, they do not need to include their own National Insurance number or date of birth in the form.
Illnesses or conditions that may be considered terminal include cancer, organ failure, dementia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis. However, these conditions may not be terminal, so it’s important to check with a healthcare professional.
People who go into an NHS hospital will usually see their payments stop after 28 days.
Those who are terminally ill and who go into a hospice will usually continue to receive the benefit.