Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (243)

Pat Breen

Question:

249 Deputy Pat Breen asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding a review of an application for carer’s allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34386/12]

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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 ground 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 the person in question will be notified directly of the outcome.