Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Oasis Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Oasis Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Recreational Therapy

Oasis Behavioral Health Recreational therapists work with clients to restore motor, social and cognitive functioning, build confidence, develop coping skills, and learn transferable skills intended to be used in community settings.

What is Recreational Therapy?

Recreational therapy is a therapeutic approach that utilizes recreation and other interest activities as interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions.

Intervention areas vary widely and are based upon client interests. Examples of intervention modalities include

  • creative arts
  • sports
  • adventure programming
  • dance/movement
  • leisure education

Benefits of Therapeutic Activities

Through participation in Therapeutic Recreational Activities, clients may experience the following:

Improved Cognitive Skills

  • Ability to follow simple directions
  • Improved communication
  • Improved interpersonal skills
  • Decision making opportunities
  • Improved attention span
  • Heightened sensory awareness
  • Heightened environmental awareness
  • Improved ability to make needs known
  • Improved memory skills
  • Improved self-expression

Improved Emotional Well-Being

  • Increased socialization
  • Increased motivation
  • Opportunity for creative expression
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Increased confidence
  • Decreased depression
  • Decreased boredom
  • Utilization of stress management skills
  • Decreased Learned Helplessness

Improved fine/gross motor skills

  • Increased endurance
  • Improved hand/eye coordination
  • Improved ADL skills/body awareness
  • Increased strength and flexibility
  • Improved sleep patterns
  • Improved appetite
  • Decreased incontinence
  • Decreased use of pain medications

Decrease in Behavioral Problems

  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Conduct issues
  • Repetitive motions
  • Yelling and screaming
  • Abusive behavior
  • Use of restraints

Therapy Standards

At Oasis Behavioral Health our Therapeutic Recreation Department designates our services to follow the standards of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association that defines  it as “a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health and wellness as well as reduce or eliminate the activity limitation and restriction to participate in life situations caused by an illness or disabling condition.”(American Therapeutic Recreation Association, July 2009)

Each guest at Oasis Behavioral Health receives a Therapeutic Recreation Assessment, which is used in planning activities to enhance the guest’s treatment process and facilitate their treatment pertinent to recovery. 

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