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5.14 Clothing, Pocket Money and Allowances Pocket Money and Allowances


The Quality and Purpose of Care Standard


In May 2019, this chapter was updated.

Pocket monies are based on age and given on a weekend after bedrooms have been tidied and jobs completed around the house.

12 years £4.40
13 years £4.75
14 years £5.10
15 years £5.45
16 years £5.85

Enhanced rate after finished year 11 will be £16.15 although a bond saving scheme of £5 per week starts and you will receive £11.15.

Any residents at Semi-Independent Units will receive a living allowance of £57.90 per week, with a £12 Service change automatically deducted.