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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

Northwest Health Centre

Address
11202 100 Avenue
High Level, Alberta
T0H 1Z0
Telephone
780-841-3200
Fax
780-926-7373
Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
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
Service Locations