Carer's allowance
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Can my daughter claim carer's allowance

buddittbudditt Member Posts: 1
edited October 2016 in Carer's allowance
I am in receipt of dla  higher rate mobility and care  component and my husband as got multi myeloma can my daughter  claim carers allowance as she has moved in to look after us both also I have got parkinsons disease


  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    edited October 2016

    My name is maria and I work with The Benefits training Co.  We work with scope. 

    If I am reading your post correctly you get high rate mobility and high rate care of DLA.  If this is the case, it looks like your daughter can claim Carers Allowance.  However, there are many rules to claim carers allowance and these are explained on the Scope home page website, under Get information, benefits and Grants. This page also gives you a link to claim Carers Allowance.

    Good luck
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