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
  • Epilepsy and Exercise
    Friday, 27 February 2015 00:00

    At Independence Homes, we recognise the link between service users emotional and physical wellbeing and their epilepsy.

  • Focus on... Cooking
    Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

    Last week we had our fourth cooking and baking session, as part of our new FOCUS activities programme.

  • Nutrition and Epilepsy
    Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

    We all know that we should eat healthily and give our body, and our brain, all the nutrients it needs in order to function efficiently and stay well. This is not different for those who have epilepsy.

  • 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.

  • 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

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