FOI 6287 - Hydrotherapy Pool

Date: 12 October 2020 to 12 October 2023

  1. On behalf of which Trust are you responding?
  2. Does your trust have an on-site hydrotherapy pool?
  3. Does your trust have access to an offsite hydrotherapy pool?
  4. Was the hydrotherapy pool open prior to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  5. Will the hydrotherapy pool be re-opening?
  6. When is the pool scheduled to re-open?
  7. Why is that? (Please select all that apply)

  Other

  1. Is / will your service capacity be reduced as a result of COVID-19?
  2. What capacity will you be able to offer? Please enter a percentage (%).
  3. Why is that? (Please select all that apply)

Other

  1. What are the reasons that you don’t have access to a hydrotherapy pool? (Please select all that apply)

Other (please specify) 

  1. Approximately how many people with any condition used the pool on a weekly basis?
  2. Which condition areas use the hydrotherapy pool?
  3. What percentage of users were/are people with axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) including ankylosing spondylitis (AS)? We understand you may not record this level of detail so please do give your best estimate.
  4. Do you currently audit the use and effectiveness of hydrotherapy?
  5. Please list outcome measures or tools used to audit the use and effectiveness of hydrotherapy.
  • Request ID:
    6287
  • Category:
    Trust - Equipment
  • Response:

    October 2020

    Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

    The information you have requested is as follows:

    1. On behalf of which Trust are you responding? Medway NHS Foundation Trust
    2. Does your trust have an on-site hydrotherapy pool? There is a pool on site, however it has not been in use for > 10 years
    3. Does your trust have access to an offsite hydrotherapy pool? No
    4. Was the hydrotherapy pool open prior to the COVID-19 pandemic? No
    5. Will the hydrotherapy pool be re-opening? No
    6. When is the pool scheduled to re-open? N/A
    7. Why is that? (Please select all that apply)

     ? Other Pool has been out of use for a considerable length of time with no plans to re-open

    1. Is / will your service capacity be reduced as a result of COVID-19? N/A
    2. What capacity will you be able to offer? Please enter a percentage (%). N/A
    3. Why is that? (Please select all that apply)

    ? Other Pool has been out of use for a considerable length of time with no plans to re-open

    1. What are the reasons that you don’t have access to a hydrotherapy pool? (Please select all that apply)

    ? Other (please specify)  Pool fell into a state of disrepair

    1. Approximately how many people with any condition used the pool on a weekly basis? N/A
    2. Which condition areas use the hydrotherapy pool? N/A
    3. What percentage of users were/are people with axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) including ankylosing spondylitis (AS)? We understand you may not record this level of detail so please do give your best estimate. N/A
    4. Do you currently audit the use and effectiveness of hydrotherapy? N/A
    5. Please list outcome measures or tools used to audit the use and effectiveness of hydrotherapy. N/A