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Programs & Services


Therapeutic Recreation Services

This service supports people who have physical, mental, social, and emotional limitations that affect their ability to engage in meaningful recreation and leisure experiences by assessing past, present and future interests, abilities and strengths and providing programs that promote wellness and reduce or eliminate barriers preventing a meaningful and healthly leisure lifestyle.

Therapeutic recreation is important to a person’s quality of life. With this in mind, this service:

  • uses recreation and leisure as the primary modality to improve, maintain or prevent decline of physicial, social, cognitive, and emotional health
  • interventions are enjoyable, meaningful, focused and based on individual preferences, values and strenghts
  • strives to remove barriers to recreation and leisure participation
  • enables clients to continue to pursue their recreational and leisure interests/activities
  • addresses social needs to help prevent isolation and loneliness
  • helps client adjust to a placement and changes in health

Contact Details

George McDougall - Smoky Lake Healthcare Centre

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.

Facility Address
4212 55 Avenue
Smoky Lake, Alberta
T0A 3C0
Telephone
780-656-3034
Fax
780-656-5010
Getting There
On the northeast side of town, along Highway 28.
Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation
Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 11:30 am to 8:00 pm. Emergency department open 24 hours.
Access
Service Providers May Include
recreation therapists, recreation therapy aides
Eligibility

Service is targeted primarily for residents residing in continuing care and acute care patients waiting placement; otherwise, it is only available on a consultative basis for individuals in the communities who require this service due to medical reasons.

Referral Needed

A family doctor must refer.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
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