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#Domiciliary Care Allowance

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Father sues Minister of Social Protection over care allowance being refused for his son

The child has spent most of his short life at different hospitals, including spells in intensive care.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Over 9,000 children are to be given medical cards

And pensioners will receive cheaper medicine.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Medical cards on the way for thousands of children who have a severe disability

Children with a severe disability who receive the Domiciliary Care Allowance will qualify for the card, once legislation is passed.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Welfare confirms late payments have been made

The Department of Social Protection says that the payments to 32,700 customers have been processed by electronic transfer.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

At least 60% of domiciliary care allowance applications refused

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said the department received 4,339 claims for domiciliary care allowance in 2012.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Burton 'playing politics with people's fears' over proposed disability cut

The Social Protection Minister has been advised of a proposal to cut disability allowance payments for under 18s in the forthcoming budget, the second leak in two weeks from her department.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

In pictures: Burton confronted outside Dáil over domiciliary care allowance Carers This post contains images

In pictures: Burton confronted outside Dáil over domiciliary care allowance

Taoiseach Enda Kenny insisted that there are no plans to reduce the allowance paid to carers of severely disabled children amid fears that some families could lose out.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.

Column: 'The HSE think they're too big to fight, but I won't be silenced'

Jack and Jill’s CEO Jonathan Irwin says he won’t go away until the domiciliary care allowance crisis is sorted out.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Friday 4 May, 2012

Opposition TDs force Dáil debate on domiciliary care allowance

The allowance is given to the carer of children with severe disabilities who need close supervision. Opposition TDs say there have been significant problems with the payment recently.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Taoiseach warns: Foreign investment will be hit if we vote No

Enda Kenny says investment from the likes of Eli Lilly, eBay and Google will lose confidence if Ireland rejects the Fiscal Compact.

# domiciliary-care-allowance - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Disabilities: 1,700 Domiciliary Care Allowance applications scheduled for review

A number of people have initiated legal proceedings against the Department over its decision to cease DCA payments.