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Programs & Services

Therapeutic Recreation - Community & Outpatient

This service supports individuals with leisure function and behavior challenges.

Helps people with physical, social, emotional, and mental challenges that affect their leisure activity by assessing their needs and strengths, developing, following and evaluating a therapy plan.  Teaches how to use resources and take part in recreation and leisure activities by:

  • improving coping and reasoning skills
  • supporting new learning
  • supporting greater independence and quality of life
  • increasing self-efficacyand adjusting to disability
  • reducing stress, depression, and anxiety
  • promoting a positive attitude
  • teaching how to reduce the risk of falls
  • improved memory and cognitive functioning

Contact Details

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department. The Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre is located within this facility.

Facility Address
666 5 Street SW
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 4H6
403-502-8648 Ext 1068
Getting There

Public Transit is available.

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Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation

Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm



Service Providers May Include
recreation therapists, therapeutic recreation assistants

Adults who can no longer participate in their regular recreation and leisure activities because of a disability or illness.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
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