Guides and Information

Appendix 1 - Legislation

The following legislation in relation to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 [SSWBA] applies to this charging policy:


Part 4 – Meeting Needs

Part 5 – Charging and Financial Assessment

Sections 194 and 195 of the 2014 Act Ordinary Residence and Disputes on Ordinary Residence and Portability of Care

Codes Of Practice

Part 4 and 4 & 5 Codes of Practice (Meeting Needs, Charging and Financial Assessment)


Care and Support (Charging)(Wales) Regulations 2015

Care and Support (Financial Assessment) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Care and Support (Review of Charging Decisions and Determinations) (Wales) Regulations 2015 Care and Support (Choice of Accommodation) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Care and the Support (Deferred Payment) (Wales) Regulations 2015

The Care and Support (Direct Payments) (Wales) Regulations 2015

Welsh Government Guidance

The Code of Practice 4 and 5 set out requirements when charging interest on Deferred Payments. The Market Gilt Rate plus at most 0.15% can be charged. The rate to be used will be set out by the Office of Budget Responsibility in the Determinants of the fiscal forecast table which is table 4.1 within the published Economic and Fiscal Outlook report: Budget Responsibility     

ID: 9899, revised 17/04/2023