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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

Councils expenditure during pandemic

09 July 2020

Councils' information on financial support they offered to adult social care.

Access links to LAs data

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

Reviews of local areas responses to COVID-19

08 July 2020

CPA welcomes CQC reviews as opportunity "to learn at local systems level".

Read Lisa Lenton's statement

Home care workers survey

09 July 2020

Prevalence of COVID-19 amongst dom care workers similar to general population.

Read survey findings


CPA Visitors' protocol

19 June 2020

Principles and top tips on visits to care settings during COVID-19.

Read the protocol

Infection Control Fund briefing

12 June 2020

Examples of potential additional expenditure due to COVID-19.

Read the 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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