Therapeutic Recreation

The Recreation Department completes an in depth assessment form and care plan of each Resident upon arrival. Three goals are developed based on the Resident's social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and spiritual needs. Our programs are developed around the specific needs in the care plans.

Monthly Calendar

A recreation calendar is distributed to you. The calendar depicts special events, small and large group programming, and seasonal activities.

Pet Program

Appreciating that pets are therapeutic- “The Home” does however have a pet policy in place. In order to have your pet visit The Home and Residents-the pet
must have been certified through the St. John’s Ambulance Pet Therapy Program, provide the facility with a current veterinary record and a copy of liability

Large Group Activities

The Recreation Department provides a variety of large group activities and events held in the Recreation room or the dining room. Events are based on Residents  interests and seasonal celebrations. Programs may include music, entertainment, exercises, bocce ball, shuffle bowl, horse-racing and movie night.

Small Group Activities

Recreation regularly offers small programs. These programs are developed to suit the specific needs of the Residents and may include merry melodies, crafts, exercises, birthday parties, reminiscing, news and views, balloon volleyball, baking, hymn sing, high tea, crosswords, just for laughs, brain teasers, towel folding, and many more.

1-1 Activities

One-to-one time is offered by Recreation staff to Residents with special Recreation needs.