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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.

Changes to Capacity Tracker

30 March 2022

Detailed information on removals, additions and revisions from 4 April.

Read Capacity Tracker letter

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Coronavirus News

Changes to COVID testing from 1 April

29 March 2022

Care workers and residents in care homes or supported living to continue to get free tests

Read DHSC announcement

Order free PPE online to March 2023

1 March 2022

New online system launched for ongoing provision of free PPE

Read DHSC news story

Spring COVID-19 booster for over 75s

3 March 2022

Over 75s, residents in care homes and people with weakened immune system offered additional booster

Read UK HAS notice

CPA
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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Communication

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 Vaccination

Information on the vaccination programme for staff and people using services, including encouraging uptake

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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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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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Testing, care and distancing

Testing, care and distancing

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Workforce

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

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