Domiciliary Care Allowance

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Carers can use the grant in whatever way they wish. More information about respite care facilities is available.

Domiciliary Care Allowance

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It will be automatically paid to you in June. The scheme name was changed from the Respite Care Grant in to better reflect how the Grant is used. It can also be paid to certain other carers. If warranted, a revised decision will issue and the appeal will be cancelled. How to apply To apply, fill in a Domiciliary Care Allowance form pdf.

Only one Carer's Support Grant can be paid for each person getting care. If you were not getting one of the above payments but got the Carer's Support Grant last year, you do not need to re-apply this year.

If not, your file will be examined by an Appeals Officer who will issue a decision in due course. You must return the completed questionnaire as it will be used to assess you for the Carer's Support Grant this year. Payment is made on the third Tuesday of every month for the current month. Appeals If your application is refused, you can appeal the decision to the independent Social Welfare Appeals Office. You can use the grant to pay for respite care if you wish, but you do not have to do so.