Friday is pay day: a study of the personal expenses allowance for older people in residential and nursing homes

Help the Aged
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The personal expenses allowance is the amount of income ignored in the means test for residential and nursing home care and is left available for residents to spend on other items. It is set by parliament and is currently £16.05 per week.

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income, local authorities, nursing homes, older people, standards, benefits, care homes, economics, financial abuse, financing, health care;
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0 905852 6 8

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