For people who give additional daily care to someone with a disability, medical condition, or and adult who is frail aged.
To get this you must:
- care for someone whose care needs score is high enough on the adult or child assessment tools
- care for someone who'll have these needs for at least 12 months
- meet an income test.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
Complete the following steps to claim Carer Allowance. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 15 October 2021
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