Removal of Mobility Allowance – A Sister’s Perspective

From Leonard Cheshire Disability

 

Mary shares how Government plans to remove the Mobility Component of DLA for people living in residential care homes will impact her sister’s day-to-day life.

My sister has lived in a residential care home for many years – all her adult life – and for the last few years I have had Power of Attorney for her finances. I am therefore only too aware of how dependent she is on her Mobility Allowance. Without this payment she is totally reliant on her weekly allowance of £22. I receive the State Retirement pension, so there is limited scope for me to help her financially…….. Click for full post

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