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CPA extends sympathy following the death of The Queen

09 September 2022

The Care Provider Alliance and its members offer their sympathy and support to the Royal Family on the sad death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Nadra Ahmed, chair of CPA, said:

“Losing a family member is a painful and difficult experience for everyone – but we have also lost a beloved head of state who gave a lifetime of public service to our nation.

“The Queen’s passing at such a remarkable age will affect many of us and bring back memories of our own losses. On behalf of all the members of the Care Provider Alliance, we wish to extend our deepest sympathy to members of the Royal Family and to all those who cared and supported The Queen in her final stage of life. We are deeply grateful for her life of flawless service and her commitment to the welfare of her citizens: it is particularly poignant that one of her last official visits was to the opening of a hospice less than two months ago.

“This is the end of an era. May she rest in peace and may happy memories comfort all those who grieve for her.”

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About the CPA§

The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) brings together the 11 main national associations which represent independent and voluntary adult social care providers in England. We work to represent the sector and ensure a coordinated response to the major issues that affect it.

The Care Provider Alliance is an informal body with a rotating chair. Membership is of the representative associations with a national membership across the whole of England. However, some CPA members also represent services in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Together our members provide care and support to 1.2 million people through residential, home-based and community services, whether commissioned by local authorities and the NHS or privately purchased. Together our members employ over 620,000 care workers.

Our members’ services include residential and nursing care, homecare, supported living and extra care housing, shared lives schemes, advocacy and telephone helplines. They support children, adults of working age and older people.

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