Independence Homes is the leading provider of specialist care and support for people with epilepsy. The people we support may also have other needs, such as learning and/or physical disabilities.

Independence Homes was founded in 1997 to support people with epilepsy to fulfill their potential and achieve their objectives.

Today, we employ around 300 staff, and support around 100 service users aged 16 and over in either our residential care or in our supported living services.

Thanks to all the parents and service users for their contributions towards this new website.


Our Vision
Happy people, working together providing a service that everybody loves.

Our Mission
To provide the highest quality epilepsy care and support.
To provide enjoyable and worthwhile jobs for all of our team.

Our Values

Our shared values that guide us are:



  1. News
  2. Events
  3. Success Stories
  • Russell Hill & Clareville explore Thames Valley Adventure Park
    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 00:00

    After being recommended by parents, Staff and Service Users from two of our services decided to visit the Thames Valley Adventure playground in Maidenhead near Slough, to see what it was all about.

  • What is Purple Day?
    Friday, 13 March 2015 00:00

    Purple Day is an international effort dedicated to epilepsy with the aim of taking down barriers, improving education and smashing the myths.

  • Annual Health Checks
    Friday, 13 March 2015 00:00

    Individuals with learning disabilities and sensory impairments, and their families and carers can find it difficult to identify health issues, particularly in those with profound or multiple disabilities or existing health conditions.

    Thursday, 05 March 2015 00:00

    In June 2014, Tom was dropped off at Social Services by his mother. Tom's family could no longer cope!

  • Free Epilepsy Awareness training 2015

    Our free epilepsy awareness courses are specifically tailored to professionals who are responsible for overseeing the provision of care for people who suffer from epilepsy and associated conditions.

    Courses are held at our Head Office in Caterham from 10am - 4pm.

    Dates for 2015 are:

    • 27th March
    • 26th June
    • 18th September
    • 2nd December

    Please download, complete and return this booking form to reserve your place and avoid disappointment! The completed booking form should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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