Therapeutic Recreation facilitates the development, maintenance and expression of an appropriate leisure lifestyle for individuals with physical, cognitive, social, spiritual or emotional limitations as well as to assist individuals to identify and eliminate their personal barriers to leisure.As members of the interprofessional health team Recreation Therapists work on in-patient mental health, out-patient mental health and complex continuing care units across all Niagara Health sites. Recreation Therapists offer a variety of therapeutic groups and programs that provide numerous benefits to patients.
Improve coping behaviours
Develop communication skill
Awareness of leisure opportunities
Opportunity for social interaction
Enhance cognitive function
Gym and Fitness