*NEWSFLASH* - 30th October 2023 - ATACP Aquatic Therapy Research Database is now published
*NEWSFLASH* - 30th October 2023
The Aquatic Therapy Research Database has now been published for all ATACP Members as an easy reference for the latest (2020 onwards) Aquatic Therapy related research. Please ensure you are logged into your ATACP account to view and access the link under "Publications".
If you are not currently a member - please consider joining us - see HomePage
Thamesdown Hydrotherapy Pool
We would like to highlight the work done by this excellent charity which has been providing hydrotherapy for the people of Swindon and Wiltshire since 1979.
Reminder: ATACP AUTUMN STUDY DAY 2023 Halliwick For All Specialities - 30th September 2023
Dear ATACP members,
We are pleased to bring you the ATACP Autumn Study Day 2023 titled ‘Halliwick For All Specialties’
There is a misconception that The Halliwick Concept is useful only for Paediatrics or Learning Difficulties. It is of course effective for many long term conditions and includes people with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Polyarthritis, hypermobility, spinal pain, Osteoporosis, fractures, multiple injuries, Osteotomies, Joint replacements and joint repairs.
Our speakers are:
Joanna Brudlo-Semeniuk - Pediatric Physiotherapist
Dawn Moore - Halliwick Specialist
Ann Thomson – MSK Physiotherapist
Ann Gresswell – Pediatric Physiotherapist
*COMING SOON* - An update on Hydrotherapy Pool Evacuation Guidance in association with ATACP / PWTAG / RLSS recommendations.
Please keep checking the website for an update on hydrotherapy pool evacuation guidance in association with ATACP / PWTAG / RLSS
PWTAG news: Update to Technical Note 2 - Faecal Contamination
Change to Technical Note TN2 – Faecal Contamination
The above note has had some minor alterations made to reflect the current advice given on acceptable pH levels.
The updated note can be downloaded from the PWTAG website free of charge by clicking here.
Water Specific Therapy: Aquatic Motor Cognitive Therapy
The National Rehabilitation Hospital, Co. Dublin welcomes Johan Lambeck, Senior Lecturer IATF
Providing a 5-day intensive course in Water Specific Therapy from one of the world’s leading lecturers and promoters of Aquatic Physiotherapy. This course contains 60% Practical in pool training. CPD certification provided upon completion of the course.
"Evacuating the pool safely and quickly, do you know what you have to do?" by Kelly Jagger
Monday 26th June @ 7.30pm. "Evacuating the pool safely and quickly, do you know what you have to do?" by Kelly Jagger (rescheduled from 19th June)
ICEBAT UK "The international brain wave"
We are pleased to announce that the International Conference On Evidence-Based Aquatic Therapy (ICEBAT) organised by the IATF and ATACP will take place from 21st June to 23d June 2024 at the University of Winchester, United Kingdom.
In the News:- Tiny data centre used to heat public swimming pool
The heat generated by a washing-machine-sized data centre is being used to heat a Devon public swimming pool.
Click on link for full story.
Hydrotherapy - Is it time to pull the plug?
Alasdair Davie ( Clinical Specialist Rheumatology & Aquatic Physiotherapist - AHP Careers Fellow 2022/23 ) would like to share his AHP fellowship blog hoping it might be of interest to ATACP members.