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Carer’s Allowance: question and answer for stakeholders

How much is Carer’s Allowance Supplement?

Carer’s Allowance Supplement payments will be £221 in 2018/19. Each payment will cover six months.

 

Who qualifies for this payment?

When and how will I get it?

How do I apply for/claim Carer’s Allowance Supplement?

Will this affect my Carer’s Allowance payment?

How often will Carer’s Allowance Supplement be paid?

How will you know who to pay?

How many qualifying dates will there be?

What if I have just moved to Scotland from England?

What if the person I care for is living in Scotland but I live in England/somewhere else?

Will I receive the supplement if I have an ‘underlying entitlement’ to Carer’s Allowance but do not currently receive it?

For further details on all the above contact:-

https://beta.gov.scot/publications/carers-allowance-question-and-answer-for-stakeholders/

 

2018-08-03T12:29:06+00:00