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    Carer's Allowance - need some help please
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    • 9th Dec 12, 10:06 PM
    Carer's Allowance - need some help please 9th Dec 12 at 10:06 PM
    Hi everyone.

    Mum currently gets both components of DLA (high) as she is disabled.
    My dad currently looks after her 24 hours a day. We have recently found out that he can claim for Carer's Allowance. This is only around 58 a week.
    This is obviously too little money seeing as he cannot work due to caring for mum 24 hours a day. Is there anything else he can claim?

    Also how will Carer's Allowance affect benefits such as Housing/Council Tax?

    Thank you
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