Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Questions (382)

Noel Coonan

Question:

382. Deputy Noel Coonan asked the Minister for Social Protection when a domiciliary care allowance appeal will be finalised in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21305/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

An application for domiciliary care allowance (DCA) was received from the person concerned on the 21st March 2014. This application has been forwarded to one of the Department’s Medical Assessors for their medical opinion. Upon receipt of this opinion, a decision will be made and notified to the person concerned. It can currently take 10 weeks to process an application for DCA.