Budget 2004- Carers


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  • Increase of €10 per week for recipients of Carer's Benefit or Allowance
    (January 2004)
     
  • Improvements in the means test for Carer's Allowance increasing the weekly income disregard by €40 per week for single people and €80 per week for couples bringing the disregards to €250 and €500 per week respectively.
    (April 2004)
     
  • Respite Care Grant increased by €100 to €835 from €735. Carers looking after more than one person will receive a grant of €1,670.
    (June 2004)

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Last modified:25/11/2008
 

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