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
  • Spread the Word – Epilepsy Safety
    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:00

    Whether it’s to health, lifestyle, relationships or work, Epilepsy poses a significant risk to all those who experience seizures.

  • New activities programme
    Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00

    At the beginning of January we launched our new activities programme 'Focus'.

  • A new mechanism for absence seizures.
    Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

    Recent research has been undertaken by Dr Murray Herd, from the University of Dundee 'A new mechanism for absence seizures' Posted Dec 18 2014. Epilepsy Research UK

  • Young Epilepsy leavers consider an independent future
    Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

    Our links with Young Epilepsy, the national charity for young people who have epilepsy, have been strong for many years.

  • 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
  • Future fest Treloar college

    Independence Homes will attend the 2015 Future fest at Treloar college.

  • Young Epilepsy Transition Planning

    Independence Homes will attend the 2015 young epilepsy parent transition planning day.


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