Therapeutic Recreation Department
Therapeutic Recreation Services is a vital component of quality care using leisure activities to enhance our patientís/residentís quality of life. Leisure activities are provided seven days a week, through a variety of venues, to improve physical functioning, enhance or regain social and cognitive skills, improve emotional health and self-esteem, and provide a safe, nurturing environment for creativity and self-empowerment. Patients and residents are assessed using their past and present leisure interests, culture, occupation and present functioning status to create with the interdisciplinary team, a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan to help in their rehabilitation process.
Some of the many services provided through the Therapeutic Recreation Department are:
The Therapeutic Recreation Department coordinates special educational and entertainment events with community groups, schools, religious and civic organizations and foundations to provide a variety of therapeutic, empowering and enjoyable leisure experiences.
ColerGoldwater Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility
One Main Street, Roosevelt Island, New York 10044
Coler Campus: 212-848-6000 Goldwater Campus: 212-318-8000
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