National Therapeutic Recreation Week
National Therapeutic Recreation Week highlights the importance of engaging in activities that in the recovery and healing of people with various forms of disabilities.
Recreational therapy and activities also help aid people undergoing holistic cancer treatments and are in need of something to keep their mind off of the stress that come from being a cancer patient
It is prescribed by medical professionals and usually facilitated by a trained and certified individual. Therapeutic recreation programs include the involvement of sports, expressive #arts, muscle relaxation techniques, or even hobbies like #horticulture. These processes support the goal of assisting the individual to maximize the independence in leisure, optimal health and the highest possible quality of life.
These activities helps develop the emotional and physical well-being of the patients to better cope and maintain a positive sense of self-esteem. Therapeutic recreation programs include the involvement of sports, expressive arts, muscle relaxation techniques, or even hobbies like horticulture.