Carer's Benefit - SW49

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Normally you will be living with the person needing full-time care, but it is not essential for qualifying for the payment. If you are not living with the person for whom you are caring, you must:

  • be providing full-time care and attention,
  • have a direct system of communication - such as a telephone or alarm system - between your home and that of the person receiving care, and
  • be the only person to care for that person in their own home.
Last modified:15/06/2018

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