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.
Happy people, working together providing a service that everybody loves.
To provide the highest quality epilepsy care and support.
To provide enjoyable and worthwhile jobs for all of our team.
Our shared values that guide us are:
- 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.
SMOOTH TRANSITION FROM ASSESSMENT TO INDEPENDENCE HOMES IN ONE DAY!
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
Specialist Care Transforms Life for Tom
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00
Finding the right care provider is a worry and a challenge for parents and care commissioners alike.
Sherif passes his first photography assignment
Friday, 28 November 2014 00:00
When Sherif first moved into Churchview he explained to staff wanted to try and complete a degree in photography.
Matt turns fundraiser with tricycle marathon
Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00
Animal loving Independence Homes service user Matthew Davis has been making the headlines
Home: a place to enjoy time with friends and loved ones
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 00:00
Each of our services has its own unique personality. Some of this is determined by the nature of the house manager, but the very best managers are able to channel the energy of the service users to determine the agenda.