What is Therapeutic Recreation?

And why is it important here at Amberwoods

With the use of Therapeutic Recreation (TR) here at Amberwoods, we help with our resident’s quality of life by having programs that are suited to individuals’ wants and needs. We do this by using a variety of techniques including arts and crafts, sports, games, dance and movement, music, pet therapy, spiritual services, entertainment, sensory, and much more.

Here at Amberwoods who can benefit from TR?

  • Patients and residents who are rehabilitating from an injury, illness, or surgery
  • Residents living with mental illness
  • Residents living with physical disabilities
  • Residents feeling isolated or depressed
  • Residents working to improve motor skills
  • Residents learning to carry out the activities of daily living independently
  • Residents with Dementia
  • Residents of all ages!

How can our TR benefit your health?

  • Boosts your mental and physical health
  • Enhances well-being
  • Increases social connections and preventing social isolation
  • Improves cognitive abilities
  • Improves independence
  • Makes you stronger physical and mentally
  • Reduces stress and anxieties
  • Most of all, allows you to just have fun!