Charging for residential accommodation guide (CRAG): in support of The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/2977)

Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publisher
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 April 2014
Subject(s)
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Housing and Homelessness, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Under the National Assistance Act 1948, where a local authority arranges residential care for a person it is required to carry out a financial assessment and charge the person such sums as they are assessed as being able to pay. The financial assessment is made using the National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992. The regulations are updated annually. The latest amendment to the 1992 regulations is S.I. 2014/528.

This document provides guidance to local authorities on how to interpret and apply the regulations.

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