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The Independent Living Group (ILG) was created to share good practice for individual employers, Personal Assistants and the organisations in place to support them.

We know being an individual employer can be liberating but we also understand how much effort is required to make it work. We want the ILG to be a safe place where you can come together, share your experiences and learn together.

Whether you are an individual employer, Direct Payment Support Worker or Personal Assistant come and join our one stop shop for information, documents and peer to peer advice.

Best Practice

We want to utilise our national networks to share and promote great examples of personalised support in action.

Expert Content

Partnering with industry leading organisations to provide expert blogs, tools & documents.

Member Resources

Individual employer guidance and factsheets regularly updated for you.  Including regular newsletters and video tutorials.

Supporting….

You

Your Care Assistant

Support Organisation

All the information we have received from you over the last 6 months has been so helpful. Thank you so much.

Meet The Team

Alex Wade

Alex Wade

Co-Founder

David Ashley

David Ashley

Co-Founder

Myles Evans

Myles Evans

Co-Founder

our Work

Below are some of the articles we are most proud of. View All or go to our News page to see the most recent information. 

ILG Newsletter – April 2021

ILG Newsletter – April 2021

Welcome to the Independent Living Group newsletter It is becoming increasingly clear that we will be living in the shadow of the Covid pandemic for some time. Face masks and social distancing measures have become part of everyday life.  Thanks to the success of the...

Reflections on The Sleep in Judgement

Reflections on The Sleep in Judgement

We have now had some time to reflect on the judgement handed down by the Supreme Court last week in the Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake sleep-in case.Long awaited clarity...   We now know for certain that a person is not doing time work for the purposes of National...

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