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Business Continuity Planning

From exceptionally bad weather, a fuel shortage or a outbreak of flu, to financial or quality problems, there are many circumstances that can disrupt services provided by the adult social care sector.

The CPA is producing guidance and templates to help independent and voluntary providers ensure continuity of care, and to ensure their business can continue, if a problem occurs. They are being produced in collaboration with CPA members, ADASS and the Department of Health and Social Care. They will include top tips, checklists, links to useful resources, and sources of advice and support.

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CQC market oversight: consultation

25 August 2020

Care providers are invited to feed back on redrafted CQC guidance on 'difficult to replace' providers. Closing date 19 October.

Take part in consultation

Business Continuity Guidance and Information

Business continuity planning guidance and template

Updated: 24 July 2020

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

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Infection prevention and control, including flu

Updated: 18 November 2020

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

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EU Settlement Scheme

Updated: 24 July 2020

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

Updated: 01 September 2020

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

Updated: 24 July 2020

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

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Fuel supplies and transport

Updated: 24 July 2020

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

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