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Is it worth me applying for Attendance Allowance?

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Renadavies2
Renadavies2 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited August 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I would like to know if it's worth me applying for Attendance Allowance.  I have Pelvic Radiation Disease caused by damage to my bowels from radiotherapy.  This means I'm restricted to a liquid/very soft food diet.  I am on the Home Parental Nutrition (HPN) prgramme whereby to make sure I have enough nutrition my husband has to connect an intravenous feed bag (supplied by Lloyds Pharmacy on behalf of the hospital) about 4/5 time per week.  The bag stays on for 12 hours overnight & my husband disconnects it in the morning.  He has been trained to do this by Lloyds Pharmacy.  Sometimes there are problems (say an occlusion) which requires his intervention & rarely a new bag fitted.

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