Carers allowance backdating payment

17-May-2020 13:39

Mr Jones has a stroke in May 2006 and despite some recovery still needs looking after.

He applies for Attendance Allowance (AA) in November 2006.

He also gets a retirement pension, which is higher than the carers allowance, but can still get the underlying entitlement .

Their GC level will then rise by another £26.35 per week to £226.75 per week. If certain other conditions are met they might be entitled to the Severe Disability Premium, which would give them another £93.50 per week.

Who has either Attendance Allowanceor the middle or high rate care component of Disability Living Allowanceor Constant Attendance Allowanceof 66.40 or over (Part of War Disablement Pension or Industrial Injuries) and from April 2013 the Daily Living Component of Personal Independence Payment(PIP).

You do not have to be related to this person, or living with them.

but are unable to be paid it due to having another benefit in your own right, you will have the carer premium (34.60) included in your applicable amount for Employment Support Allowance (Income Related), Income Support (I. Claim using form DS700 available from DSS offices, advice centers or on-line at the uk web site.

They also each receive an occupational pension of £10 a week each. This is higher than their Guarantee Level of £174.05.

If you do so, your claim will be backdated to the date the AA award began (or when you became a carer, if that is later).

If you wait longer than 3 months to claim, the maximum backdate is 3 months. The benefit rates quoted in this article are for the year 2006/2007. For more information: 01 or call in at one of our Customer Service Centres.

Mrs Jones applies for Carers Allowance straight away.

She gets a reply saying that she meets the conditions for entitlement to Carers Allowance but cannot be paid because she already receives a retirement pension of £84.25 per week, which is a higher amount.

They also each receive an occupational pension of £10 a week each. This is higher than their Guarantee Level of £174.05.If you do so, your claim will be backdated to the date the AA award began (or when you became a carer, if that is later).If you wait longer than 3 months to claim, the maximum backdate is 3 months. The benefit rates quoted in this article are for the year 2006/2007. For more information: 01 or call in at one of our Customer Service Centres.Mrs Jones applies for Carers Allowance straight away.She gets a reply saying that she meets the conditions for entitlement to Carers Allowance but cannot be paid because she already receives a retirement pension of £84.25 per week, which is a higher amount.So they are not entitled to the guarantee element of Pension Credit (PC).