Older people’s leisure and recreation programs

Older people’s leisure and recreation programs

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Recreation is what people choose to do in their free time. It covers a wide range of pursuits including sport, leisure, the arts, and passive and active pastimes . Leisure or free time can be defined as time spent away from work, and domestic chores. It is also the periods of time before or after necessary activities such as eating and sleeping. Leisure and recreation activities should be pleasurable. Human s have a need for enjoyment and pleasure.

This module covers:

  • The value of leisure, health and recreation and lifespan consideration s
  • Goals and monitoring
  • Involving older people and medical practitioners in planning and considering their stage of life
  • Participation in a range factivities and resources required
  • Pain and dementia
  • Risk management, duty of care and contingency plans
  • Feasibility of program
  • Writing, documenting and timetabling the program
  • Evaluation