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To be eligible for Carer’s Allowance a person, and the individual they care for, must meet certain criteria.
When it comes to the person being cared for, they must be in receipt of certain benefits.
These include PIP, Attendance Allowance, Disability Allowance, and others.
The person making the claim for Carer’s Allowance must spend at least 35 hours per week caring for someone.
This could include household tasks, helping someone to get out and about, and assistance with washing and cooking.
They must be 16 or over, and have been in England, Scotland or Wales for at least two of the last three years.