Training

We take our position as one of the countries only epilepsy specialist providers seriously. Our experience means we can offer a unique insight into the complexities of this condition which is the most common.

Epilepsy Training

We provide a free epilepsy awareness course to medical professionals and care managers.

Our courses are held at our head office in Caterham and are delivered by epilepsy specialist nurses, with years of experience working with epilepsy and other complex neurological, and physical conditions.

Courses cover the impact the condition has on an individual’s life and the specialist support required to enable independent living.

Address:
Independence Homes Ltd
31-65 Croydon Road
Caterham
Surrey
CR3 6PB

Dates for 2018:
15th March
13th June
12th September
4th December

To book your place please email:

Transition Events

Next Step Event

We hold parent events to help provide information and reduce anxiety around transitioning to adult social care.

Members of our specialist team will cover subjects such as:

  • Working with funding authorities
  • Entitlements and benefits
  • Development of living skills for independence
  • Further education and work opportunities
  • The importance of  24-hour waking support and an on-call medical team

The date of the next event is to be confirmed. If you are a parent looking for information, our referrals team are always available to help.

You can contact them at referrals@independencehomes.co.uk

School Visits

We arrange visits for students transitioning to adult social care. Small groups are welcomed to a property with their tutors, where they meet staff and current Service Users for an informal question-answer session.

For more information you can contact us at info@independencehomes.co.uk

External Events

We regularly exhibit at events throughout the year including transition events at specialist schools and colleges. If you are a school or college, who is holding a transition event and would be interested in us attending, please email us at info@independencehomes.co.uk