Rothercard discount scheme

Rothercards and carers or personal assistants

If you have a carer or paid personal assistant, you can apply for  the carers discount. This will give them:

  • Discounted entry to leisure facilities when accompanying you
  • Discount rates at Rotherham Theatres when accompanying you

Please note: You must let us know if you require this discount upon application. We will be unable to add the carers discount after your Rothercard has been issued.

How to apply for a carers discount

You must qualify for a Rothercard under the existing rules and provide proof of the following:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Disabled Person's Tax Credit
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Severe Disablement Allowance 

If you wish to apply for a carers discount and your Rothercard is obtained by any other benefit/qualifying conditions to those listed above, you will also need to show proof of one of the following:

  • Invalid Care Allowance
  • Blue Badge
  • War Pensioner's Mobility Supplement
  • Registered Disabled
  • Industrial Injuries (Constant Attendance Allowance or Exceptionally Severe Disablement Allowance)
  • Assistance of interpreter as form of care for deaf people
  • Vaccine damage payment
  • Registered  blind or partially sighted
  • Note of disability from GP or hospital doctor
  • Motability
  • A disability premium included in your Income Support, Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction