Alberta Health Services

South Zone - Therapeutic Recreation - Community & Outpatient


Description
This service is to assist individuals with chronic conditions and disabilities to engage in a leisure lifestyle that is satisfying and leads to improvements in function and behavior.

Helps people with physical, social, emotional, and mental challenges that affect their leisure activity by assessing their needs and strengths, developing, following and evaluating a therapy 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-efficacy 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
Key Provider: recreation therapists, therapeutic recreation assistants
Eligibility
Yes, Adults who can no longer participate in their regular recreation and leisure activities because of a disability or illness.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Telephone
403-562-5013
Fax
403-562-8992
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
July 13, 2021
Address
2001 107 Street
Blairmore, AB, T0K 0E0

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


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM