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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Care providers played a crucial role in the national response to stop the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak amongst vulnerable adults.

The Care Provider Alliance collated and signposted care providers to the latest guidance and advice from reliable sources. We also created briefings, protocols and resources. 

We continue to support the sector with ongoing issues, including guidance on accessing vaccines for care workers and people using services.

Flu and covid vaccines for care home residents

30 August 2023

Vaccination programme starting early. Care homes should seek residents' consent now.

Read DHSC letter

Coronavirus News

Flu and covid vaccines for care workers

8 August 2023

Frontline care workers eligible for early flu and covid vaccines.

Read DHSC blog

Resources to encourage take up of vaccines

30 August 2023

Access leaflets, posters and information to encourage care workers and residents to take up vaccines

Campaign Resource Centre

Pandemic stories

21 July 2023

Pandemic Stories webinar: People with learning disabilities and families share how pandemic changed lives

Book for 14th Sept

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

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