MHRC

Services & resources for professionals and carers working in the field of learning disability
Registered Charity number 801455

Formed as the Mental Handicap Resource Centre in 1989, MHRC provides services and resources for professionals and carers in the field of Learning Disability.

Emphasis is placed on positive thinking, co-operation, practical and innovative ideas, and making the best possible use of existing and evolving resources.

INFORMATION AND SUPPORT

The help line receives queries from care staff, social workers, residential homes, day centres, health workers, carers, voluntary organisations and students etc.

The service covers a wide spectrum of topics involving learning disability including medical questions, care issues, availability of services, funding, therapies, etc,

CONSULTANCY

MHRC offers expertise and practical assistance on a range of matters including:- the implementation of new practises, service development, training programmes, assessment of individual cases and placements.

PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT

Stress is now recognised as an important problem throughout the caring world. MHRC offers opportunities for all those involved in the provision of care to talk about their work in an informal and constructive atmosphere.

CONTACT DETAILS

By post:     MHRC
                   Cotton's Farmhouse Annexe
                   28 Whiston Road
                   Cogenhoe
                   Northants NN7 1NL

By Phone: 01604 891487

By email:  admin@cottonsfarmhouse.org