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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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Vaccination as condition of deployment: Q & A

8 October 2021

Updated CPA briefing on temporary and permanent arrangements for care homes

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CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

COVID vaccine: medical exemptions

1 October 2021

New government guidance on how to prove medical exemption from COVID-19 vaccine

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Consultation on extending vaccine requirements

9 September 2021

Making vaccination a condition of deployment in the health and wider social care sector

Respond by 22 October


Essential Care Givers

30 September 2021

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

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Enhanced Health in Care Homes

8 October 2021

New animated film explains how health and care staff work together to support care home residents

View the film

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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