Their identity as diversional
therapists is shown in their starched white uniforms and their white stockings, shoes and cap, which they appear to wear with pride (see Figure 2).
therapist or Activities coordinator recognizes and facilitates the recreation, leisure, and pleasure activities of the patients, especially the elders.
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 use of "diversional
therapy" has earned the accident and emergency unit at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital a mention in a new NHS leaflet.
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." Despite all initial attempts to develop a relationship based upon mutual respect and trust, my efforts failed.
With children, and with very small children in particular, we have to rely on the environment and diversional
It is widely assumed that collections of dances designated as da (or per) camera such as Corelli's op.2 were intended for listening rather than dancing--'diversional
chamber music for public and private entertainments, for the musically oriented accademie, or for the at-home music-making that played such a large part in the residences of Italy's lesser nobility and prominent families'.(5) What little we know of the circumstances of the performance of Corelli's chamber sonatas would suggest that both collections fall within this category.
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
As a result, patients may experience deficient diversional
activity, a nursing diagnosis defined as "decreased stimulation from (or interest or engagement in) recreational or leisure activities" (NANDA International, 2014, p.