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Can I claim carers allowance and work 15 hours a week?
Hi I am a 60yr old looking after my husband (61) who had multiple pulmonary embolisms and lung/heart problems. We recently sold our house because he could not work anymore and I could not afford it on just my wages. We bought a mobile home paid our debts and now live hand to mouth each month. Husband unstable and needs more care so had to stop full time work and go part time but it is hard making ends meet. He does receive PIP and NI related benefit. I need to know if I can claim Carers Allowance if I work 15 hours a week?