Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications
1141. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application for a domiciliary care allowance by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2995/20]
This domiciliary care allowance application has been finalised. The person concerned was notified in a letter dated 27th February 2020 that domiciliary care allowance has been awarded from the 1st November 2019. Arrears due from November 2019 to February 2020 will issue with the March 2020 payment on the 16th March 2020.
I hope this clarifies the position for the Deputy.