Therapeutic Recreation

Lillian Teska, C.T.R.S, Director of Therapeutic Recreation

The mission of the Therapeutic Recreation division is to meet the needs of physically, mentally, and socially challenged individuals, as well as, the general population, focusing on reintegrating, restoring and increasing leisure skills, leisure awareness, and leisure participation.

Here at Sutton Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, our Director of Therapeutic Recreation is a C.T.R.S. qualified professional.  As a certified professional, Sutton Park’s Recreation Department provides Recreational Therapy Services.  Recreational Therapy includes, but is not limited to, providing treatment services and recreation activities to individuals using a variety of techniques including arts and crafts, pet programs, adaptive sports, games, dance & movement, music, & community outings.

The Therapeutic Recreation staff treats and helps maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their residents by seeking to reduce depression, stress, and anxiety; build confidence; and socialize effectively.

Some of the services provided by The Therapeutic Recreation Department are:

Leisure Education
Fresh Air/Walking Groups
Live Entertainment
Yoga Classes
Spiritual Programs
Community Outings
Sensory Activities
Hair Salon/Beauty Groups
Fitness Groups
Computer Classes
Music & Pet Therapy
Resident & Family Council
Cognitive Games

 

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