Recreational Therapy is a treatment service that focuses on improving function and independence, as well as reducing or eliminating the effects of a disability or illness. Recreational therapy treatment programs strive to improve the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of patients to enable them to reach their fullest potential, enhance quality of life and to promote health and wellness. The unique feature of recreational therapy is the use of recreational modalities in the designed intervention strategies.
Community Reintegration is a significant part of the rehabilitation process. The purpose of the community reintegration program is to assist patients in successfully achieving their therapy goals by practicing in a “real” community setting and enhancing their self-confidence and self-esteem. The program gives them the opportunity to improve or adjust to any physical, cognitive, social or emotional barriers that they encounter while participating in the community reintegration outing.