Covid-19 social care provision: stories of promise

These stories of promise are examples of the creative responses that are emerging from councils, providers and communities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 


What's changed? Community providers response to Covid-19

Read how organisations on our directory are working proactively and responsively at this time.


TLAP Insight Group

TLAP and partners establish group to explore effect of Covid-19 pandemic from perspective of people accessing care and support and unpaid carers.

Information, news and blogs

Coronavirus guidance for adult social care sector

Adult social care guidance and resources, latest for direct payment users and testing for personal assistants.  

In these strange times, could Covid-19 help us make a leap of faith?

Natasha Burberry brings her experiences of market commissioning policy  to reflect on good practice in the absence of evidence. 

Finding meaning in these strange times

John Evans, who has terminal cancer, describes how he and his wife are finding life in lockdown for our day in the life series.

Getting used to the new normal

Jennifer Pearl, NCAG member, and Expert by Experience talks about the challenges of lockdown in her day in the life blog.

Podcast - TLAP's response to Covid-19

TLAP chair, Clenton Farquharson, describes how we are responding to the current crisis in this short podcast (5 mins)

People's experiences of Covid-19 lockdown - films

A cross section of views from People's Voice Media on how people are affected by the lockdown - carers, people with lived experience, CEs of voluntary sector organisations. Reflections of good and poor practice.

Covid jargon word cloud

Covid-19 care & support jargon buster


The TLAP care & support jargon buster has been updated with plain English definitions of the most commonly used jargon relating to coronavirus. Download the pdf (opens new window), or add the widget to your own website.