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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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Latest Winter measures for social care

10 December 2022

£300m workforce fund, booster programme, care home visiting and testing

Read DHSC announcement

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Self-certification extended to March 2022

8 December 2022

Self-certification of exemption from covid vaccine extended, if forms submitted by 24 December

Read DHSC letter

People at the Heart of Care: adult social care reform

2 December 2021

White Paper is high level with much to take on board but does not address immediate issues of workforce and funding.

Read White Paper


Essential Care Givers

30 September 2021

CPA webinar recording on supporting the role of Essential Care Givers and visiting in care homes.

View the recording

Q & A on vaccination as condition of deployment

23 November 2021

Updated Q & A for care homes on HR, data and exemptions

Read CPA Q & A

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


Advice, briefings and updates on coronavirus and adult social care

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Business continuity

Guidance and templates to help care providers to manage change, and plan for disruptions.

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Digital Social Care

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

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