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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Care providers play an important role in the national response to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak amongst vulnerable adults.

As the CPA we are collating and signposting to the latest guidance and advice from reliable sources on our website. We are also creating briefings, protocols and resources for care providers. We are updating this site daily, so please check it frequently.

CQC IPC review welcomed by CPA

19 November 2020

Review provides evidence and examples to support good IPC

Read CPA press release

Coronavirus News

Regulating to stop staff movement

13 November 2020

Government consultation on changes to regulation and code of practice

Respond by 23 November

Uber discounts

13 November 2020

Care workers can get new discounts on rides and food deliveries with Uber

Find out more

Review of DNARs during COVID

17 November 2020

CPA welcomes CQC's system-wide approach to review

Read CPA press release

Guidance and Information

Business and finance

Latest information on financial and business issues for care providers including funding, sustainability, insurance and indemnity.

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Tips and useful links on talking about coronavirus to staff, service users, families, and the media.

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Coronavirus - guidance for care providers

Access the main government, CPA and national bodies' information for different care settings, including information on data and reporting, visitors and local lockdowns.

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Coronavirus: Infection Prevention and Control

Top tips on good infection control, and links to CPA and other national bodies' guidance.

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CPA and the media

The CPA can respond to press enquiries on behalf of the sector. Read the latest CPA press statement on Coronavirus.

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Mental health and wellbeing

Advice and links on managing anxiety and wellbeing. Information for employers and individuals.

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Regulation and Legislation

Information from CQC on changes to regulation, plus details on legislative changes including the Coronavirus Act 2020.

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Social distancing and self-isolation

What it is, when to do it, how to do it. Plus information on exceptions for people with medical conditions, learning disabilities or autism.

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Supplies: PPE and food

Information accessing PPE and food supplies, plus priority shopping for care workers

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Support to care providers

Information on support available to care providers from local authorities, care providers associations and national bodies.

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Symptoms, testing and care

Information on checking symptoms, how to get a test, and developments with care, including vaccines

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Support and offers available to care workers, workforce guidance for employers, benefits, sick pay, training etc.

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