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Flu and Winter

The winter of 2020/21 is set to be an exceptionally challenging one for care providers.

The COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. At the same time, the 'routine' winter pressures - including flu, staff sickness and increased demand for services - will return.

The CPA will develop and signpost you to information and guidance, and ensure your voices are heard at national level.

CPA briefing on flu

29 October 2020

How to arrange, access and report on vaccinations for staff.

Read CPA flu briefing

Flu and Winter News

PHE guidance on social care workers

28 October 2020

Public Health England guidance on the flu vaccination for care providers, workers and PAs

Read PHE guidance

Adult Social Care: COVID-19 Winter plan 2020/21

18 September 2020

Government plan sets out national support and actions for local authorities, NHS, and social care providers.

Read the Winter Plan 2020/21

Kathy Roberts, CPA chair, on winter plan

18 September 2020

CPA welcomes extension of ICF, free PPE, and appointment of chief nurse for adult social care.

Read Kathy's statement

Guidance and information

Winter Plan 2020/21

08 October 2020

Key issues within the Winter Plan and CPA response.

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Flu guidance for social care

29 October 2020

Guidance and information for social care employers and employees

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Flu vaccine supplies

18 September 2020

Information on flu vaccine supplies and how to access a vaccination

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