History. Part 3. NRC Edgware
In early 2011 the service was moved from the original Marie Foster Home building in Barnet, to a recently vacated building at Edgware Community Hospital. The Edgware building is more suitable and economical for the services now operated. It was renamed The Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, often abrieviated to NRC.
The NRC is a district rehabilitation and condition management service. It provides specialist inpatient, outpatient, outreach and community services for adults with a neurological condition, including multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. This includes a dedicated vocational rehabilitation service which supports patients to return to or remain in paid or voluntary work or education.
NRC vision: To provide an efficient, person-centred,comprehensive neurological condition management service (working in partnership with health social and voluntary services) to enable people to live as independently as possible.
Following the change of name of the service, the support group charity changed its name to the NRC Support Group. We continue to run weekly coffee mornings and monthly craft sessions and annual carol concerts at the Centre, and we continue to fund broadband internet access for the patients. We run several fund raising events each year - ususally a quiz in the spring, a sponsored walk in the summer,and a barbeque and fair at the NRC in the autumn. The funds raised pay for the services we provide, and for the purchase of additional equipment for use at the centre or by individual patients in their homes.
Please select which part of the history you would like to see next: