Appendix B: Financial Assessment Allowances Schedule 2021-2022

Part of the Care and Support Charging and Financial Assessment Framework

Non-Residential care and support

  • Minimum Assessed Contribution – £1.25 per week (services are FREE if assessed contribution is less than this)
  • Disability-Related Expense Standard Allowance – £5.00 per week

Local Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG) for Basic Living Costs

Eligibility criteriaMIG – single/living alone MIG – living with  partner
Age 18 or over, up to qualifying age for Pension Credit £131.75 per week £100.55 per week
Age 18 or over, up to qualifying age for Pension Credit and qualifying for the Enhanced Disability Premium £151.45 per week £114.70 per week
Reached or over qualifying age for Pension Credit £189.00 per week £144.30 per week
Eligible for a Carer Premium An additional £43.25 per week An additional £43.25 per week
Responsible for a child, and a member of the same household as that child* An additional £83.65 per week per child An additional £83.65 per week per child
*if child is disabled and eligible for disabled child premiums/element at: Lower rate: An additional £30.55 per week 

Higher rate: An additional £105.65 per week
Lower rate: An additional £30.55 per week 

Higher rate: An additional £105.65 per week

Residential/nursing care home

Statutory Personal Expenses Allowance – £24.90 per week

Maximum Savings Disregard* (65+ and qualifies for savings disregard) – £5.75 per week

*Savings Disregard is calculated on an individual basis in accordance with the Care and Support (Assessment of Resources) Regulations. The maximum amount is listed here for information purposes.

Deferred Payment Agreements Scheme

Disposable Income Allowance – up to £144.00 per week