Can I Claim Carers Allowance?

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Carers allowance can be claimed by any person who is aged 16 and above and who has spent a period of at least 35 hours a week taking care for the same relative, friend or neighbour who needs to be cared for.
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You need to fill application form DS700 to get benefits of Carer's Allowance. To eligible for this benefit, you should be caring a person for at least 35 hours per week and your age should be more than 16 years. Look here for more details: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/MoneyTaxAndBenefits/BenefitsTaxCreditsAndOtherSupport/Caringforsomeone/DG_10018705
A person can claim carers allowance only if the perrson is 16 years of age or above, if the person cares for someone atleast 35 hours a week, he must also be living in the UK e.t.c
Carer's allowance can be claimed by asking for a form from the benefits agency or by applying online. You can request a claim form by telephoning 0800 88 22 00. To make a claim online, look here: http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/caring-for-someone/money-matters/carersallowance/carers-allowance-how-to-claim.htm
To claim the carer's allowance, one must be over 16 years of age with a history of working more than 35 hours a week for a person. You then fill a form with all your details and allowance is paid directly into your account.
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