Lived experience and the power of learning

Steph answers questions on Peer Leadership, lived experience and the power that learning gives you. Read more

We all deserve a Sue for life: Parity of care for adults with Cerebral Palsy

Gareth Shephard, Information & Communications Adviser at Independent Lives writes about parity of care for adults with Cerebral Palsy. Read more

What volunteering means to me

Chris volunteers regularly at Independent Lives and made a huge amount of candy floss volunteering at the Halloween Fundraiser Fun Day. Chris talks about the importance of fundraising to support disabled people to take part in social activities. Read more

Why, after 17 years of working in care, I still love my job!

Leanne has been a support worker with the Independent Lives Care Service since May 2011. As the Care Service turns 10, we caught up with her to find out more about her and her role. Read more

Rebecca, CEO, reflects on the impact of our work

You are what makes Independent Lives one of the best places in the country to work. In the last year we not only supported 1,400 disabled people through the Direct Payment Information and Advice service, our care service also provided 42,211 hours of care and support. Read more

Introducing Rebecca Smicle

We have a great team and really good culture. When I joined Independent Lives we were working to set up support for Direct Payments to enable choice and control and these core values are still very much alive across the whole organisation today. Read more