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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.

About the CPA See Our Members

Business continuity survey

21 May 2020

What is affecting your service provision? Answer our survey by 27 May.

Complete the survey

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Care homes and infection control

21 May 2020

Infection control funding, care home support package and briefing on clinical support.

Read CPA letter and briefing

Mental Health Awareness Week: CPA blog

22 May 2020

CPA Chair, Lisa Lenton, reflects on kindness, coronavirus and the care sector.

Read Lisa's Blog


Business continuity guidance

Updated: 21 May 2020

New CPA guidance and template plan to help providers develop business continuity plans.

Read CPA guidance

Protocol for care homes and funeral directors

Updated: 21 May 2020

Joint CPA and National Association of Funeral Directors protocol on COVID-19 and funerals.

Read joint protocol

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.

Read more about the CPA

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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