Hi Glenn Your wife will be entitled to claim Severe Disability Premium if you are no longer claiming Carers Allowance for her. It needs to be claimed by your wife and it will be paid to her instead of you. Severe Disability Premium is paid if you are claiming DLA at higher or middle rate for care, P...
I do believe it varies from each town or county but you certainly can now get direct payments to pay relatives living in the same house as the disabled person. There has to be special circumstances why you would need it to be a relative rather than any other carer but as long as there are genuine re...
Hi Linda
CAB are wrong. They have no right to look into yours or your husbands finances regarding your mum going into a care home for respite. They do not look at the carers finances they will only look at your mums finances. Don't let them frighten you or worry you.
Hope that helps.