Open Menu

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 updating this site daily, so please check it frequently.

Councils expenditure during pandemic

09 July 2020

Councils' information on financial support they offered to adult social care.

Access links to LAs data

Coronavirus News

Reviews of local areas responses to COVID-19

08 July 2020

CPA welcomes CQC reviews as opportunity "to learn at local systems level".

Read Lisa Lenton's statement

Home care workers survey

09 July 2020

Prevalence of COVID-19 amongst dom care workers similar to general population.

Read survey findings

Purchasing PPE

09 July 2020

MNRA presentation on what to buy, and how to check non-CE marked products

View the MHRA presentation

Guidance and Information

Business and finance

Latest information on financial and business support, including funding for adult social care.

Read more


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

Read more

Coronavirus - guidance for care providers

Access government and national bodies' guidance for care providers

Read more

CPA and the media

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

Press enquiries and info

Infection Control

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

Read more

Mental health and wellbeing

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

Read more

Regulation and Legislation

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

Read more

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.

Read more

Supplies: PPE and food

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

Find PPE suppliers

Support to care providers

Information on support available from local authority, local resilience forum and care provider association.

Read more

Symptoms, testing and care

Webinars on whole care home testing, plus new Test and Trace service.

Information on testing


Information on sick pay, remote working tools, virtual training, schemes to support workers etc.

Read more