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If you are on AA (Attendance Allowance), and my carer applies for carers allowance, will the DWP deduct money from my AA to make up for the carers allowance? 

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I cannot answer your question definitively but I found this online.

 

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"You might not be entitled to get higher payments of your other benefits if someone gets paid Carer’s Allowance for looking after you. Contact your nearest Citizens Advice".

Age UK help line 0800 169 8787.

 

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The short answer is, yes, probably.  But each case is different and depends on a number of factors, so it's not a foregone conclusion, but in my experience it happens more often than not.

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