Carer's allowance
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needham1973needham1973 Member Posts: 13 Listener
hi all how long does take take  to hear if getting carers allowance 

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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community champion Posts: 7,139 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @needham1973 it can take up to or more than 4 weeks to receive a decision regarding Carer's Allowance, the length of waiting time can depend on or if there is a backlog of claims in your local area. Please keep us updated and let us know if you need any further help :)
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  • needham1973needham1973 Member Posts: 13 Listener
    Only been 4 weeks at moment since been waiting, Will do thank u 😃
  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,182 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello if if you are claiming Housing benefits ect this will be stopped until you send in the official award notification letter for Carer’s allowance to the benefit provider, the benefits will be reinstated and no money lost it’s just a cash flow problem.
  • needham1973needham1973 Member Posts: 13 Listener
    No I’m not claiming housing benefits at moment thanks for help 
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