The Minister for Social Protection, Ms. Joan Burton T.D., recently announced a review of the operation of the Domiciliary Care Allowance which has been administered by the Department since April 2009.
Details of the steering group undertaking the review and its terms of reference are set out at
'www.welfare.ie/EN/Pages/DCA_Terms.aspx'. The group is due to report to the Minister by the end of the year.
The review group is now inviting submissions, from individuals and groups representing children with disabilities. Details of the format you should use for submissions are available at
Submissions in writing or by e-mail, with contact details, should be forwarded by 28th September 2012 to:
Secretary to the DCA review group
Department of Social Protection
St. Oliver Plunkett Rd.