The demise of the Red Cross' diversional
therapy initiative was brought about through concerns expressed over the cost and appropriateness of the scheme.
The main objective of the diversional
therapy course is to enhance the lifestyle of the patients," explains Vasquez.
While the value of social connections, social support, positive affirmations, and spirituality are often recognized by researchers and practitioners as useful strategies for managing stress, diversional
strategies and meaningful leisure pursuits are often over looked or afforded lesser value.
To deal with this, we concentrated on using staff-alert devices, making safety-sensitive environmental modifications, and developing recreational and diversional
activities to be provided by the interdisciplinary team.
If they're traveling (or wandering), we try to give them diversional
activities to keep them occupied," Alexander says.
The plan of care also included diversional
activities and scheduled events that allowed for a break so he could watch his favorite program, "Star Trek.
With children, and with very small children in particular, we have to rely on the environment and diversional
The assumption of a functional distinction between dances to be danced and those intended as diversional
chamber music is mainly based first on the evidence of a modicum of collections which actually juxtapose the terms da camera and da ballo, and second on those which appear to make a similar distinction between dances labelled da camera and those described as alla francese.
The author supplies detailed explanations as well as the pros and cons of different questioning techniques such as direct, indirect, reflective, and diversional
Unfortunately, programming for this group often does not produce much benefit, since it is based on passive, diversional
The Fun Centers serve as a diversional
tool for Child Life Specialists to provide to patients and families in the playrooms, at bedside and throughout the hospital, including medical units, clinics and waiting rooms.
Nonpharmacological Pain Management Interventions * Position changes * Visual feedback * Motor imagery * Diversional
activities * Mirror-box therapy * Reflexology * Pressure application to stump * Acupuncture * Massage * Percussion * Hypnosis * Myoelectric prosthesis * Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) * Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) * Psychotherapeutic therapy Invasive Modalities * Lumbar sympathetic blocks * Deep brain stimulation (DBS) * Motor cortex stimulation (MCS) * Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) * Invasive neuromodulation Sources: Knotkova et al.