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Hi, my name is debbiewood!
I am looking for advice regarding my mum who is disabled following a severe stroke nearly 2 years ago. Mum is 80 years old. She does not currently claim for any benefits and i would like advice regarding what benefits to apply for on her behalf. My dad is currently her full-time carer, alongside the formal carers that she has morning and evenings (these are funded as part of her care plan). My Dad struggles to get mum in and out of the car / wheelchair and I believe that they might be eligible for some sort of benefit which will allow them to rent a mobility car; Mum is more or less housebound now as they are not living near any other relatives. I have applied for attendance allowance on her behalf but am unsure as to what other help she may receive. They have a good income from their pensions but not savings or property, etc. They currently live in a park home that they have had adapted to mum's needs; as in a ramp and a wet room but they are not meant to live there permanently and this has put my Dad off applying for any help I think. Any advice would be appreciated.