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One-to-one therapeutic recreation activities for the bed and/or room bound

By Emma Forsythe

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Describes several types of therapeutic activities that can be utilized by the recreation professional when planning programs for the isolated nursing home resident. Four components of milieu therapy are discussed: reality orientation, sensory stimulation, remotivation therapy, and resocialization. Other activities that can be offered to the roombound patient are discussed, including music programs, grooming activities, patient aid activities, games, reading activities, pet therapy, seasonal activities, crafts, exercise, and social activities. (CB) (AgeLine Database, copyright 1988 EBSCO Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved)

Publication Title Activities, Adaptation & Aging
Volume 13
Issue 1-2
Pages 63-76
ISBN/ISSN 0192-4788
Publisher Taylor & Francis
DOI 10.1300/J016v13n01_07
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  1. Leisure
  2. Nursing homes
  3. Older adults
  4. peer-reviewed
  5. Pet therapy
  6. Psychotherapy
  7. recreation
  8. United States of America
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