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

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Great Britain. Department of Health
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 April 2014
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Housing and Homelessness, Older Adults
Social welfare
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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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