Hydrotherapy pool at Bedford Hospital under threat

Hydrotherapy pool at Bedford Hospital under threat

Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool has been closed since December. Health bosses at Bedford Hospital are reviewing the suitability of their Hydrotherapy Pool, the only one in Bedfordshire, after it was closed without warning in December. Concerned users of the service have now started a petition to get the pool reopened and to secure its future so they and others can benefit from Hydrotherapy. The ‘Save Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool‘ petition was set up by Jill…

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5-Year-Old Autistic Boy Drowns In School’s Hydrotherapy Pool In Kolkata

5-Year-Old Autistic Boy Drowns In School’s Hydrotherapy Pool In Kolkata

Police is investigating the death at the Asha school in Kolkata KOLKATA:  A five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the Eastern Command Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) in Kolkata, a Defence official said. The boy, who suffered from autism, reportedly died after drowning in the pool. Describing the incident as “tragic”, the official said “We are looking into the matter to ascertain how it happened.”…

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Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

A fundraising appeal has been launched to replace a vital piece of equipment at a north hydrotherapy pool. The Puffin Pool, based in the grounds of the Ross Memorial Hospital in Dingwall, provides hydrotherapy and physiotherapy services. But the air handling unit has failed, and will cost £60,000 to replace – prompting an urgent fundraising appeal. Operators now fear should the unit fail once again, a lengthy closure could prove to be critical to the…

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New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

Innova Care Concepts has been awarded a contract to supply and install a hydrotherapy pool worth £169,000 at the new Sandside Lodge School in Ulverston, Cumbria, which caters specifically to children with special educational needs and physical disabilities. The pool will be fitted with air jets, colour-changing LED lights, and an internal perimeter railing to help with any physiotherapy exercises. It is one of four bespoke hydrotherapy pools currently being installed by Innova across the…

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Hydrotherapy pool gets boost from Delta Foundation

Hydrotherapy pool gets boost from Delta Foundation

The Delta Foundation has donated $2,500 for hydrotherapy pool equipment at The Centre for Child Development of the Lower Mainland. Photograph By submitted Over 3,000 children and youth with special needs in the South Fraser area, including 600 children living in Delta, receive various therapies from The Centre for Child Development of the Lower Mainland so they can reach their potential. With a donation of $2,500 to The Child Development Foundation of BC, the Delta…

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