I live in Madison County ill. I take care of my almost completely blind friend that is on disability. I do all the house work. Take care of his three children. Prepare all meals ext. It's so demanding I can't work, can I receive a paycheck for this?
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Generally, the state will send in their own housekeeper's, visiting nurses etc. but you can inquire; remember the rate for services will be set by them by them, not you and usually is a low wage and covers only the time they deem it takes to provide assistance.
And what about the children? If the mother had passed on, wouldn't those children get some of her social security? If the mother is still around, shouldn't she helping with the care of said children, if they are minors, either physically or financially?