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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.

UK-EU agreement and social care

30 December 2020

DHSC letter on implications of the agreement for adult social care

Read the DHSC letter

Business Continuity and EU Transition News

Escalation processes

22 December 2020

Summary of escalation processes regarding supplies, travel and data.

Read the summary

Keeping data safe and EU

15 January 2021

Bridging mechanism allows data flow for six months

Read CPA and DSC briefing

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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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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