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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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Consultation on compulsory vaccination

14 April 2021

Should COVID-19 vaccination be required for staff in older people's care homes?

Respond by 21 May

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Free lateral flow tests

12 April 2021

Care workers not taking part in other regular testing should access tests twice a week

Access free LFTs

Infection Control and Testing Fund

29 March 2021

Guidance on use of the £341m fund to June 2021

Read DHSC guidance


Oximetry @home survey

12 April 2021

Care homes using oximetry invited to share their experiences. Closing date 30 April.

Complete the survey

COVID-19 vaccinations

15 April 2021

Collated information on vaccination programme

Visit CPA page on vaccinations

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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