Thursday, 12 July 2012

Questions (154)

Barry Cowen

Question:

157 Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Social Protection when a person (details supplied) in County Offaly may expect a decision on their application for carer’s allowance. [34306/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Social Protection)

The application for carer's allowance from the person in question was refused on the grounds that the care recipient is not in need of full-time care and attention as laid down in the regulations.

The person in question has requested a review of this decision and has submitted further medical evidence in support of the application.

Once the review is completed in this case the person in question will be notified directly of the outcome.