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Disabled relief

Relief of up to 100% is available to establishments where nursing care is provided within the terms of the Rating (Disabled Persons) Act 1978.

To qualify for any relief, 50% or more of the premises must be used exclusively for one of the following:

  • residential accommodation for care or aftercare of those suffering from illness
  • training or activities for people suffering/who have suffered illness or are disabled
  • provide welfare services for disabled people.

Care does not include medical, surgical or dental treatment.

Applying for disabled relief

To apply for this type of rates relief, download the icon Disabled Persons Relief Application Form [353Kb].

Should you have any queries, please contact the Local Taxes team on 01738 477430 or e-mail