Two service users from Hall Road travelled to Wembley Stadium to watch the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2012. The star-studded bill included Usher, Cheryl Cole, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Example, Katy Perry, Dizzie Rascal, The Wanted, Jessie J and Justin Bieber.
Independence Homes currently have 16 staff members completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. The Learning and Development department are always looking at new ways of delivering training and qualifications. Staff previously completed NVQs and diplomas using paper portfolios. This new online portfolio will enable staff to access a virtual learning environment (VLE) with resources to support their learning.
Independence Homes is now in its 15th year and continues to be the leading provider of specialist care and support for people with epilepsy.
Three service users have just returned from a week long holiday in Norfolk. They stayed in a fully adapted house designed to accommodate people with disabilities. The cottages are situated within the grounds of a working farm in the small village of Bircham