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  • The half rate Carer's Allowance will continue to be paid to people who are full-time carers and who are getting another welfare payment. Extra payment for caring for more than one person is retained.
  • Carers will continue to get the annual Respite Care Grant of €1,700 for each care recipient.
  • Carer's Allowance rates for carers aged 66 years and over will not change. Rates for carers under age 66 years will reduce by €8 (3.8%).
Last modified:07/12/2010

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