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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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COVID-19 vaccination for care staff

14 January 2021

Framework for vaccinating non-care home staff, including home care and supported living.

Read the letter and SOP

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Free PPE to June 2021

11 January 2021

Extension of free COVID-related PPE for care providers, plus updated order limits

Read updated guidance

Care home vaccinations accelerated

14 January 2021

Residents and staff in older people's care homes to be vaccinated by 24 January, with 7 day per week service

Read NHSEI information


NEW Keeping data safe and EU

3 December 2020

Actions for care providers to keep data safe after end of Transition Period

Read CPA and DSC briefing

UPDATED: Insurance and COVID-19

10 December 2020

CPA briefing on emerging insurance issues for care providers

Read the updated briefing

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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