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Recreational therapy is a process utilizing a variety of recreational and leisure interventions to improve the physical, cognitive, and/or social/emotional abilities of patients and families served. Activities are designed to improve the functional abilities of patients, reduce the limitations/restrictions to participation in leisure caused by illness or disability, and to enhance quality of life.
Reasons to consult recreational therapy
- Improve activity tolerance
- Increase participation in leisure activities
- Increase fine/gross motor skills
- Group programming
- Leisure skill development
- Leisure education
Ages: 5 and up
Days Offered: Monday through Friday
Units covered: MACC Fund Center only
Ann Freigang, CTRS
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