The role of the Recreology Department is mainly to promote active living and the benefits of recreation.
Staff provide services in two facilities:
Campbellton Regional Hospital;
- Veterans’ Unit;
- Acute Psychiatry;
- Child Psychiatry;
- Palliative Care;
- Restigouche Hospital Centre.
Staff provide recreational activities every day, various structured educational programs, group activities, and special events:
- Assessment of recreational needs;
- Counseling, teaching and participation in recreation;
- Physical education.
The department has several activity rooms, including a gym, an exercise room, the Friends’ Corner (multipurpose activity room), relaxation rooms, games rooms, and several therapy rooms shared with other departments.
The Recreology Department includes recreationists, an activity worker, and a minibus driver. The team works closely with the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy departments.