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TOPIC: carers allowence

carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197697

if my grandaughter gets carers allowence does she need to open a bank account .

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carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197716

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kath wrote: if my grandaughter gets carers allowence does she need to open a bank account .


Yes, benefits are now only paid to a suitable account.

Gordon

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carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197740

could it go in my account i pay her for cleaning etc

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carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197741

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kath wrote: could it go in my account i pay her for cleaning etc


No it has to be hers.

Can I remind you that she needs to be providing 35 hours of care a week, cleaning may not be classed as caring.

Gordon

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carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197744

she helps me in the bath when needed ,she washes my hair every day she helps cooking as well,does it answear your question ,will that do.
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carers allowence 3 weeks 6 days ago #197746

wil that do gordon

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