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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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Pause vaccine legislation for care homes

17 July 2021

CPA asks House of Lords to pause and check all facts

Read CPA letter

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Sector-led vision for workforce

20 July 2021

CPA and sector leaders outline requirements for workforce strategy

Press release and report

CQC covid deaths of care home residents

21 July 2021

"Care homes across the country...are acutely aware of the devastation caused by covid-19."

CPA response to CQC data


Business continuity guidance updated

25 June 2021

Updated CPA guidance and template plan, including information on power outage, plus data and cyber security

Access guidance & template plan

Fee setting and commissioning practice

15 June 2021

Q & A and presentation from CPA and CHIP webinar on how commissioners set fees

Read the 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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