Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Ceisteanna (794)

Martin Heydon

Ceist:

794. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an application for carer's benefit by a person (details supplied) County Kildare will be expedited in view of the circumstances; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29633/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

Carer's benefit (CARB) is a PRSI based payment, made to a person who is providing full-time care and attention to a child or an adult who has such a disability that as a result they require that level of care.

An application for CARB was received from the person concerned on 23 May 2019. The application is currently being processed and once completed, the person concerned will be notified directly of the outcome.

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.