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LCWRA Back Date Payment

liseyhwliseyhw Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited March 7 in Universal Credit
Hi, just looking for some advice.

I care for my mother on a daily basis, she had to apply for UC when she couldn’t work any longer due to a health condition.

She has received a letter in her Journal 1st March 2021 to say she has been awarded LCWRA, I’ve been caring for her since the start of her claim and helping her financially and really need to recoup some of the funds I’ve been helping with, so really looking to find out if she will be due back pay and when the back pay will be paid and when the extra payment will start?

Started claiming UC: 11th April 2020 (Stated health condition)
First fit note provided: 6th April 2020 (Dated 30th March 2020 - 30th June 2020 and have been continuous since then)
Referred for assessment: 8th August 2020
Telephone assessment: 10th February 2021
Journal Letter Decision of award: 1st March 2021 

Thanks for any help or advice in advance 😊


  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 2,707 Disability Gamechanger
    The LCWRA element should be added from the fourth payment date.
    Based on your dates it should be included for the assessment period (AP) covering 11/07/20 to 10/08/20 which was paid on 17/08/20 and for each subsequent AP.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • liseyhwliseyhw Member Posts: 4 Listener
    @calcotti thank you for responding so quickly, really appreciate it 😊
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