JoyRon Foundation

Swimming Pool for School and Day Care Center for Children suffering from Cerebral Palsy in Mallorca.

Fundacion JoyRon together with its own “Advisory Associate” who is an architect (who is providing his services free of charge to the foundation) is working in collaboration with ASPACE Balearics, the Cerebral Palsy Association of the Balearic Islands, a private non-profit organisation which provides a School and a Day Centre Care service for Cerebral Palsy sufferers.

The objective is to design and construct a new swimming pool for the use of Children in Mallorca suffering from Cerebral Palsy. The project will be undertaken in three stages 1) Build the swimming pool, 2) Complete the building enclosure and 3) Complete the changing room facilities. We are targeting that work commences mid September with completion by end of November.
The completion of the new swimming pool facility, will allow ASPACE to maximize the capabilities of people with cerebral palsy, especially the children, in their physical, emotional, cognitive and psychosocial aspects. Hence the need for a swimming pool is essential, especially when we consider the Aqua therapy benefits for children with Cerebral Palsy are numerous.

  • Encourages a wider range of muscular movement.
  • Provides resistance
  • Alleviates stress and tension
  • Reduces pain and tension in muscles and joints
  • Protects against injury
  • Improves cardiovascular conditioning since the heart pumps more blood per beat when body is submerged in water
  • Decreases post exercise discomfort.

Although traditional physical therapy can be immensely effective in helping children with Cerebral Palsy to move, water has the added benefit of hydrating, oxygenating and revitalising the body’s musculoskeletal system. Gravitational pull is released, and weightlessness qualities are achieved. Range of movement increases and repetition, stretching and balancing is more sustainable. Additionally, the viscosity of the water provides an excellent source of resistance, which can be incorporated into an aquatic therapy program. For instance, walking in water provides more than 10 times more resistance than walking on land, which means an aquatic therapy patient receives the benefit of deep, intense exercises while in a soothing and comforting environment.

For these reasons a new enclosed swimming pool with changing room facilities is essential for the children in Mallorca suffering from Cerebral Palsy. Hence Fundacion JoyRon seeks to finance this project and focus on providing the facility as a charitable cause and remove as much as possible the commercial aspect of developing a swimming pool. With all required equipment and construction it is forecasted that the project will cost euro 50,000 and requires to be completed as soon as possible, certainly prior to end 2016.

 

 

– Make your own bank transfer to the Fundacion JoyRon bank account  quoting in the payment order reference ASPACE/and your name  to .

Deutsche Bank Puerto Portals – Account Fundacion JoyRon IBAN – ES02 0019 0192 2840 1000 9933   – BIC – DEUTESBB

or

– Go to our website page www.joyronfoundation.org/donate and make a donation via credit card or bank transfer via our website

www.joyronfoundation.org

 

For any individual who wishes to make a substantial donation (euro 250 or greater), Fundacion JoyRon is authorised to issue a Spanish Donation Deductible Tax Certificate. but as already stated any amount however large or small is gratefully appreciated.

Ronald M Hawes

Founder and President

Fundacion JoyRon

www.joyronfoundation.org

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