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Therapeutic Recreation

Helps people with physical, social, emotional, and mental challenges that affect their leisure activity after they are discharged home from hospital by assessing their needs, developing, following and evaluating a plan.  Teaches how to use resources and take part in recreation and leisure activities by:

  • improving coping and reasoning skills
  • supporting new learning
  • supporting greater independence and quality of life
  • increasing self-esteem and adjusting to disability
  • reducing stress, depression, and anxiety
  • promoting a positive attitude
  • teaching how to reduce the risk of falls
  • Improved memory and cognitive functioning

Address

Brooks Health Centre
440 3 Street E
Brooks, Alberta
T1R 0G5

Telephone

403-641-6123

Wheelchair accessible

For more information please contact the service at this facility.

Getting there

City provided special transit

Available to

This service is not available to everyone. Call for more information.

Referral needed

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information.

A doctor's referral is required. The doctor can phone, fax, or mail a referral to the nearest healthcare facility.