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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
# Domiciliary Care
# Domiciliary Care

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

May 30th 2017, 6:35 PM 33,529 Views 0 Comments

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
# Treatment Plan
# Treatment Plan

Over 9,000 children are to be given medical cards

Dec 13th 2016, 7:19 PM 15,847 Views 23 Comments

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
# Welcome Change
# Welcome Change

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

Jul 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,913 Views 42 Comments

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
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Welfare confirms late payments have been made

Jul 17th 2013, 9:54 AM 6,584 Views 34 Comments

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
# Disability
# Disability

At least 60% of domiciliary care allowance applications refused

Jan 30th 2013, 11:13 AM 17,930 Views 25 Comments

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
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

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

Oct 9th 2012, 3:03 PM 5,287 Views 26 Comments

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
# Carers

In pictures: Burton confronted outside Dáil over domiciliary care allowance

Jun 19th 2012, 5:12 PM 7,280 Views 33 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 9th 2012, 7:51 PM 2,933 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

May 9th 2012, 6:37 PM 93 Views 13 Comments

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
# Cuts
# Cuts

Opposition TDs force Dáil debate on domiciliary care allowance

May 4th 2012, 9:29 AM 2,214 Views 5 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

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

Apr 24th 2012, 4:23 PM 3,425 Views 164 Comments

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
# Disabilities
# Disabilities

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

Mar 20th 2012, 7:10 AM 5,093 Views 15 Comments

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