Carers’ grant

first_imgLinkedin Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “The 2016 Carers Support Grant will be fully restored to its previous level of €1,700.  This is an important grant which is paid automatically to Carers who are already in receipt of payments such as Carers Allowance, Carers Benefit and Domiciliary Care Allowance.  Carers who provide full time care for more than one person may be also entitled to €1,700 for each person they are caring for.  Formerly known as the Respite Care Grant, the payment had been reduced by €325 during the economic crisis,” Deputy Neville said. Fine Gael TD Tom NevilleFine Gael TD Tom Neville has welcomed the announcement that 86,000 carers are due to receive the Carers Support Grant on Thursday June 2.  The grant is paid automatically to some Carers but the Fine Gael deputy has urged all carers who do not automatically qualify, to apply for the grant as there is still time to make an application. Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGScarers grantlimerickTom Neville Facebook NewsBreaking newsCarers’ grantBy Bernie English – June 1, 2016 872 Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Print “The grant is an annual payment available to all Carers providing full time care and attention to an older person or a child or adult with a disability, regardless of their means or PRSI contributions.”[email protected]center_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Previous article#Limerick Street Food hits the boardwalkNext articleMend & Makedo Theatre presents the Corner Boys Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img

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