Personal Expenses Allowance

Published / Last Updated on 07/04/2017

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The personal expenses allowance is the minimum amount of income allowance that individuals are allowed to keep when in social care to pay for:

  • Personal items
  • Newspapers
  • Treats
  • Toiletries

This is technically deducted from any assessed income.

Care Fees Personal Expenses Allowances by Country:

  • England £24.90 per week
  • Northern Ireland £24.90 per week
  • Scotland £25.80 per week
  • Wales £26.50 per week

Excess income will be used to pay towards your care fees.

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