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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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Skills for Care workforce report: CPA response

21 October 2020

CPA calls for long term workforce plan, recognition, reward and career pathways

Read CPA statement

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Social care funding and workforce

22 October 2020

Health and Social Care Select Committee recommends £7bn more pa by 2023/24

Read the Select Committee report

CQC review of restraint

22 October 2020

CQC calls for 'system change' for people with learning disability, mental health issues, and autistic adults

Read the report


Clock change and sleep patterns

23 October 2020

Don't let the time change affect your sleep: use the Sleepio app

Free app for care workers

COVID-19 Taskforce report: CPA response

24 September 2020

Kathy Roberts, Chair of CPA calls for COVID-19 Taskforce Report to be carried out in a timely way to support care providers.

Read the CPA press release

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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