Section 53 – Disregarding of resources when determining need for residential accommodation


This section amended section 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948 by inserting new subsections (2A) and (2B). The purpose of the new subsections was to prevent individuals being denied residential care simply on the basis of their financial resources. The Care Act 2014 and Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 make similar provision although, […]

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