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Business Continuity Planning

From major changes in legislation or an outbreak of flu, to financial or quality problems, there are many circumstances that can disrupt the adult social care sector.

CPA guidance and templates help care providers to plan for and manage change, ensuring continuity of care, and sustainability of their business.

Our resources can be used to plan for the end of the Transition Period following the UK's exit from the EU, as well as managing recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

EUSS deadline 30 June 2021

24 June 2021

Updated CPA and ADASS guidance including details on late applications and No Recourse to Public Funds

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Business Continuity and EU Transition News

Commission on role of housing in care

16 July 2021

People using and providing services invited to share experiences and suggestions

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Keeping data safe and EU

29 June 2021

EU agrees ‘data adequacy’ decision. Data can still flow between EU and UK

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Fee setting and commissioning practice

15 June 2021

Q & A and presentation from CPA and CHIP webinar on how commissioners set fees

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Guidance and Information

Business continuity guidance and template

What to consider and how to develop or review your business continuity plan. Includes guidance, plus a template plan.

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Data security

What the bridging mechanism means, and how to prepare for any potential interruption to flow of data from EEA to UK

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EU Settlement Scheme

About the EUSS and how to support staff, people who use your service and carers to apply.

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Medicines and medical devices

How to plan for potential shortages in the supply of medicines, medical devices and clinical consumables.

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Non-medical consumables, goods and services

How to plan for shortages of non-medical consumables, (disposable or short-life items), goods and services.

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Infection prevention and control, including flu

How to prevent, reduce and manage the spread of infection, including flu outbreaks. Latest guidance on coronavirus.

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Fuel supplies and transport

How to plan for potential shortages of fuel and the impact on care providers.

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Power disruption

Guidance and information to support planning and managing short-term power disruptions

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Escalation processes

Who to contact and when if you have business continuity concerns

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