VA Maryland Health Care System
Recreation Therapy at Loch Raven VA Medical Center
Recreation Therapy provides treatment to Veterans with illnesses and/or disabling conditions. Rehabilitation and wellness is provided by accessing each individual’s interests, abilities and needs. Recreation interventions are implemented based upon the individualized needs of each Veteran.
Mission of Recreation Therapy
Recreation Therapy provides the highest quality health care by empowering Veterans to improve their quality of life by enhancing and maintaining a healthy leisure lifestyle.
Benefits of Recreation Therapy
Agitation and Anxiety
Boredom and Depression
Leisure Time Knowledge
Physical and Mental Strength
American Therapeutic Recreation Association: https://www.atra-online.com/
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic: http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/wsc/index.asp
National Veterans Creative Arts Festival: http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp
National Veterans Golden Age Games: http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/gag/index.asp
National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic: http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/ssc/index.asp
National Veterans Wheelchair Games: http://wheelchairgames.org/
Loch Raven VA Medical Center
- 800-463-6295 Ext. 7513
Hours of Operation
- Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.