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https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/informat ... -studying/

This link may help scroll down the page and open each box. Have a look at carers allowance as it may be effected.
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/money-legal/benefits-entitlements/attendance-allowance/six-myths-about-claiming-attendance-allowance/ Attendance allowance isn't mean tested. https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/sick-or-disabled-people-and-carers/attendance-allowance/before-you-clai...
The very fact you are already supporting Mum. That doesn't mean you have to do everything. If you became ill and were unable to care for Mum. Mum would need outside intervention. Many people have a needs assessment for the person they look after and a carers assessment for themselves. They may not n...
Hi & welcome Lee This is a forum for carers. but won't go on about myself . This is a place for you to go on about yourself. I really do love taking care of her but I'm sure I could do more. It sounds like you do already do a lot. I have a few health problems myself and depression and anxiety etc As...
Hi & welcome Michelle You have a lot on your plate. We can't really force or expect help from siblings if they don't really what to contribute. It's better to have people who are at least interested in providing care. And if family members don't wish to be involved that their prerogative. No one can...
Hi Marie & welcome

Sorry to hear your husband is suffering with cancer. It must be a terribly worrying time for you both.

How long have you been caring for your husband. Do either of you get any support or help.
My husband is self employed and I work for him, part time. He does have an accountant but the accountant didn’t mention it. If you worked for your husband and your husband paid you from that business. I would speak to the accountant and ask him to look into the time you were claiming carers allowan...
Were you self employed by your husband business. Because there are some allowable deductions.

Did your husbands accountant not give any advice.
I’ve now had a letter from DWP saying I’ve been overpaid and saying I might be prosecuted What information has the DWP provided re: over payment. I checked online and the advice was I could work as I was caring for my son for more than 35 hours a week . https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance/eligibili...
Hi Sarah & welcome I know it's easy to say - stop worrying. But you must try - lets put things to some perspective. The DWP aim is if someone has been over paid in any benefit. Is to reclaim as much of that money back as possible. That can done in many ways. https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Benefit-guides...