Leisure and health comprises the activities that we participate in to get fit, relax, have fun and be social.
Within the Aged Care and Disability sectors leisure and health activities contribute significantly to the positive health and well-being of those with traditional ‘barriers to participation’.
According to the World Health Organisation, the most common barriers to participation include;
As an individual working in this sector your primary role will be to design, organise and deliver leisure and health activities to both people WITH barriers to participation and those without, in an effort to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
And with job numbers expected to increase significantly over the coming years and the role of Diversional Therapist prioritised by the state of Victoria as one of the careers that will yield the most value to the Victorian economy and community1, now is a great time to commence a career in leisure and health.
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