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Ask Our Advisers - What is the Personal Expense Allowance?

When your care is funded by the local authority, your assessable income is used to support your care costs. The Personal Expense Allowance is the amount you are allowed to retain for your own use on items such as hairdressing, newspapers and toiletries.

The current rate is England is £24.90 per week.


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