World Leisure provides £15m pool for SEN school

World Leisure has delivered a £15m hydrotherapy pool for special educational needs school in Essex.

The Leyland company installed the pool at the new Glenwood School, a specially-designed education facility includes state-of-the-art facilities to support 210 children and young adults with severe and multiple learning difficulties.

The hydrotherapy pool is one of a number of specialist facilities to help meet the young people’s needs to help promote engagement, autonomy, body awareness, sequencing, postural control, organisation of the senses, self-regulation and the confidence needed to access community spaces.

The hydrotherapy pool will facilitate the implementation of young people’s physical support programmes in a specialist environment. It also provides an opportunity for young children to gain water confidence and to learn behaviours that increase their ability to access community resources safely.

Simon Smith, managing director of World Leisure, says: “The main benefit of hydrotherapy is the combination of warm water, high air temperature and relief of bodyweight, which results in optimum conditions for the delivery of individualised physiotherapy programmes. For children with significant physical disabilities, this resource may be the only place where they can move independently.

“This area can also help encourage social interaction, allowing young people to participate in some small group activities.”

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