LAC(DH)(2014)1: charging for residential accommodation

Local authority circular to give local authorities advice on charging for adult social care services.



This local authority circular, LAC(DH)(2014)1, contains guidance on charging for residential accommodation. It includes advice on:

  • the revised Personal Expenses Allowance, which came into force on 7 April 2014
  • capital limits
  • savings credit disregards
  • the directions on choice of accommodation and top-up fees

A revised Charging for Residential Accommodation Guide (CRAG is being issued at the same time as this circular.

Published 1 March 2014