Evidence of the increasing reputation of Independence Homes has been provided by epilepsy specialist nurse Lisa O’Brien’s participation in the Conservative Party’s Disability Forum. Lisa has attended a key meeting of the Party’s manifesto development group, and will be contributing to further meetings and events in the future.
Adventurous Independence Homes care staff who threw themselves out of an airplane (fortunately attached to a parachute) during the summer have raised £650 for the charity Matthew’s Friends, which was established to raise awareness and use of the ketogenic diet, a form of treatment for children with very hard to control epilepsy.
Independence Homes service user Vincent Wright enjoyed a two week placement with the editorial team at prestigious women’s fashion magazine Marie Claire after the Independence Homes management
Epilepsy is a notoriously complicated condition to diagnose. Best practice dictates that people who might have epilepsy should be seen quickly by a specialist. The problem, however, is that the UK
There is widespread agreement that the way in which care services are funded in the UK needs to be reviewed. We have an ageing population, and many more children born with disabilities are surviving