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
New medications in the pipeline?
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 00:00
For the past few years, there has been much talk and debate about the use of cannabis as a treatment for many medical conditions – Epilepsy being one of them.
Independence Homes Pantomime 2015
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 00:00
Friday 20th March marked a significant event here at Independence Homes, our first ever pantomime starring an all service user cast!
PURPLE DAY...the results are in!
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 00:00
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in Purple day this year.
Potential for New Treatment for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 00:00
With approximately 2% of the population diagnosed with epilepsy!
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.