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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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Care home visits from 8 March

22 February 2021

Care home residents to be allowed one visitor as part of cautious easing of lockdown

Read DHSC press release

CORONAVIRUS: Latest information for adult care providers

News, Articles and Blogs

EUSS and adults using care

22 February 2021

CPA and ADASS guidance on implications of EU Settlement Scheme for adults who use care services

Read the guidance

Oximetry services for care homes

19 February 2021

New CPA guidance on oximetry services for care home residents

Read the guidance


Staff capacity and movement

16 February 2021

UPDATED CPA risk management framework on staff movement. Reflects Workforce Capacity Fund.

Read Risk Management Framework

Enhanced Health in Care Homes

18 January 2021

New CPA guide for care managers on how to make the most out of EHCH

Read CPA guide

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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