Hi I was diagnosed with copd 15 months ago, I recently had another spirometer test and although no real change they now say I have the lungs of an 88 year old (I'm 63) last year it was aged 82. I currently work 1 day a week. I have regular chest infections, for which I have a reserve prescription for antibiotics, and I have an inhalor to use. I cannot walk anywhere with hills, can no longer do simple things like vacuuming or heavy cleaning.Fortunately I have a very helpful and caring husband. Everything seems to be an effort plus I suffer from anxiety which is made worse by the copd. So my question is if I give up my job am I entitled to any disability benefits and my husband a carers allowance. Thank you in advance.
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