The value of recreational activities within a care setting

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, September 2004, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2004.6.9.15849

Using recreational activities in a care home.

What is it about?

This article provides ideas for enjoyable activities and describes the value of establishing a varied programme for residents.

Why is it important?

As well as staff providing entertainment, residents can be encouraged to join in with recreational activities.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Since writing this article, many homes now have a full and varied activities programme, rather than passive entertainment.

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