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Are you in receipt of any of these benefits?
Carer’s Allowance.Disability Living Allowance.Severe Disablement Allowance. Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit. Attendance Allowance.Personal Independence Payment. Armed Forces Independence Payment or Guaranteed Income Payment under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.Constant Attendance Allowance, Mobility Supplement or War Disablement Pension under the War Pensions Scheme.
You will need to show that you have adequate maintenance rather than the full income test. If you show you are on Carers Allowance that may be sufficient in itself. Follow this link and go to section 3.6 for full details.https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/371437/AnnexFM_Section_FM_1_7_Financial_Requirement.pdf