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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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Professor Martin Green, Care England, takes over as CPA Chair

16 September 2021

On 1 September Professor Martin Green OBE took over from Kathy Roberts as Chair of the Care Provider Alliance (CPA).

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CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

VCOD exemptions temporary process

15 September 2021

12 week temporary self-certification system for care home staff announced

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CPA webinar VCOD and HR issues 16 Sept 2021

16 September 2021

CPA webinar on vaccination as condition of deployment in care homes and HR issues.

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Business continuity guidance updated

25 June 2021

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

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Q & A on vaccination as condition of deployment

26 August 2021

Q & A and presentation from CPA webinar held on 23 August with CQC and DHSC

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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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