Recreation therapy is a type of therapy that uses engaging activities (such as music, sports, or leisure activities) to enhance a person’s physical abilities, independence and overall well-being. This type of therapy benefits seniors and people of all ages recovering from or living with disease or injury. Recreational therapists customize their recreation therapy program based on the Client’s needs – making it a valuable part of the patient’s overall rehabilitation and treatment plan. Recreational therapeutic activities can take place within a facility setting, within the community or at-home with the assistance of a home health care professional.
The benefits of recreational therapy have been shown to improve cognitive function, overall physical health and the opportunity to socialize. These benefits have been show to support the Client’s well being, recovery and improve their quality of life. LaViva Seniors Living offers stimulating and engaging therapeutic recreation programs for groups and on a one-to-one basis.
Are You A Care Facility?
Do you need an ‘activity calendar’ boost or would like to offer more stimulating program content?
Check out our music therapy video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN35Pwk9FqQ
LaViva offers consultation and operational services in the areas of recreation, wellness volunteer development and management.