Campaign launched to open Weston-super-Mare therapy centre

PUBLISHED: 14:00 15 June 2018

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

A Weston woman is aiming to raise thousands of pounds to open a rebound therapy centre.

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe EvansTrampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

Therapist Lisa Mensah wants to set up a centre for the technique, which uses trampolines as a way of developing motor skills, balance and co-ordination.

The centre would also include counselling and a sensory room.

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe EvansTrampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

Lisa said: “To my knowledge there is not a centre like this locally to us or in the South West.

“This centre will help both adults and children with disabilities, both physical and learning.”

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe EvansTrampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

An open day was held at The Campus to give people a taste of rebound therapy.

An online campaign has been set up to raise £5,000 which will be used to buy equipment and potentially a trampoline hoist to allow people with more complex needs to use the service.

Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe EvansTrampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

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Trampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe EvansTrampoline therapy open day, hosted by Lisa Mensah. Pictures: Becky Kehoe and Chloe Evans

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