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The Care Provider Alliance

Working together for excellence and sustainability in social care

The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) brings together the ten main national associations which represent independent and voluntary adult social care providers in England. As an alliance, we represent the whole sector and ensure a coordinated response to the major issues that affect it.

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Managing community outbreaks

31 July 2020

Letter from David Pearson, Head of the Social Care Taskforce, to local authorities, CCGs and care providers outlining actions to manage community outbreaks.

Read David Pearson's letter

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Care workers to self-isolate on return to UK

31 July 2020

Registered health and care professionals travelling from high-risk countries required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Read press release

Future Planning of PPE Supply

30 July 2020

DHSC seeking information on use and demand of PPE to inform future planning by 4 August.

Read DHSC letter and template


EU Settlement Scheme and social care

24 July 2020

New CPA guidance encourages care providers to raise awareness of EUSS with staff and service users.

Read the press release

NEW Business continuity guidance

24 July 2020

Three new CPA guides on planning for shortages to medical and non-medical supplies, and fuel for transport.

Read the guidance

the Care Provider Alliance

We speak for the whole provider sector including care homes, home care, Shared Lives and retirement communities.

Our members represent 10,000 providers of support to adults with physical, sensory or learning disabilities, people with mental ill-health, and older people.

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Our Role

The CPA's role is to:

  • coordinate responses across all care providers
  • inform and influence policymakers
  • provide leadership to the sector
  • work in partnership to improve care
  • build awareness of the care provider sector

CPA Workstreams

EU Settlement Scheme

Updated: 14 April 2020

Information for care providers, staff and residents. Deadline 30 June 2021.

Read about the scheme

Engagement with care providers

Updated: 24 March 2020

DHSC-funded programme to engage with providers on key issues.

Read about the programme

Digital Social Care

Updated: 15 April 2020

Advice and support on technology and data, supported by CPA members.

Read about the advice

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