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margaretB
margaretB Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I have moved to a new house after having  problems , on moving to the property we found there is in need of  grant help,  no insulation and the heating is over 50 years old,     I have missplaced my DLA summery for this year 2022 to 2023, I know there is a new one due for the coming year , could you please send me a copy to prove I,m in reciept of benifits so we can apply ,
I am completely dependent on my husband caring for me 24 hours a day ,  getting about the house, cleaning/ cooking and bathing,     could I apply for carers allowance to help us, I would be very obliged for any help you can give,

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,380 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2023
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    You’ve posted on scope forum and it’s nothing to do with DWP. You will need to ring the benefits department. 

    Are you claiming any means tested benefits? If so which ones? because a disability benefit doesn’t usually entitle you to any grants. 

    For your husband to claim carers allowance you must be claiming mid/high rate care DLA. They must look after you for at least 35 hours per week. He must also not earn more than £132/week. Again it would help to know what benefits exactly you’re both claiming. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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