Care Provider Alliance

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The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) is an informal alliance of the ten main national associations which represent independent and voluntary adult social care providers in England. Nadra Ahmed is the chair of the alliance.[1]

The members are:

It acts as a collective voice, and as a pressure group and lobbyist for the sector.[2] It has been very involved with initiatives developed under the Better Care Fund and has produced various resources for its members.[3]

In 2015 it formed an alliance with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the Care and Support Alliance, and the NHS Confederation all of whose members are affected by the pressures on social care.[4] The alliance is attempting to influence the result of the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review.[5] It warns that the sector is facing “a deepening crisis”.[6] The campaign has attracted support from some local authorities.[7]


  1. ^ "Social worker pay 57% higher in councils than independent sector". Community Care. 27 October 2022. Retrieved 11 November 2022.
  2. ^ "TV for all in social care". Community Care. 16 October 2009. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Support for providers". Local Government Association. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Stop steady fall in adult social care funding, government urged". On Medica. 21 September 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Enough is enough on social care cuts, sector tells government ahead of spending review". Community Care. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Spending Review must make care funding sustainable, say professionals". Public Finance. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Plea for end to cuts hitting adult care is backed by Derby City Council". Derby Telegraph. 23 September 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.[permanent dead link]

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