Hydrotherapy pool closures are becoming more common, and numerous members have expressed concerns about how the loss of facilities is affecting their patients. At the CSP, we appreciate how valuable aquatic physiotherapy is, and we want to support members in keeping facilities in operation and accessible.
These resources will support you to campaign and influence to keep facilities open.
Share Dominic's story
Dominic, 15, benefits from aquatic physiotherapy to optimise his health and opportunities. Promote and protect your service by sharing Dominic’s story with the decision makers who fund it locally.
Swimming as medicine
Swim England's video on 'Swimming as medicine' highlights how powerful being active in water can be for individuals with complex health problems and rehabilitation needs. The video features a CSP member, who talks about how swimming and aquatic therapy benefit her patients.
FAQs: promoting aquatic physiotherapy
Read our FAQs to find out why it's important to be proactive in safeguarding your aquatic physiotherapy service and what you can do to campaign against hydrotherapy pool closures.
Letters to campaign for your aquatic physiotherapy service
Adapt these template letters to explain why your service should be kept open if it is under threat and to persuade decision makers of the value of aquatic physiotherapy.
Tips for protecting your aquatic physiotherapy service
Use these top tips when campaigning against closures, influencing decision makers and demonstrating how important your aquatic physiotherapy service is to patients.