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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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ICSs: Inequalities, learning disabilities and autism

19 April 2024

Experts by experience, care providers, ICBs, LGA and NHS England share insights

learning summit recording

News, Articles and Blogs

Covid in care homes

14 March 2024

Updated guidance from UKHSA on testing and treatment

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Advice for international workers

14 March 2024

Information for workers on sponsorship in the care industry

Justice & Care leaflet

AI in social care

21 February 2024

Defining 'responsible use' of AI in social care

Digital Care Hub statement


Intermediate care and ICSs

15 December 2023

ICS learning summit report and case studies from Croydon and Warwickshire

Report, recording, case studies

Data sharing across ICSs

22 March 2023

How can all partners in ICSs share information and create the clearest picture of health and social care?

Report, recording, case studies

Strategic models of engagement in ICSs

26 January 2023

How can social care providers be engaged as strategic partners in ICSs?

Report, recording, case studies

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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