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a departing from what is prescribed

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

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Art proved to be a great diversional and motivational activity to detract from negative thoughts and promote verbal communication.
Hiring a certified activity therapist also may increase the therapeutic use of diversional activities (Wheeler & Houston, 2005).
Audrey and Maida trained through the Red Cross Society in diversional therapy which was regarded as a preliminary to occupational therapy.
I took what was then called a diversional therapy course, which was a year long.
The school, owned by PNTC Colleges, recently launched its new healthcare program with the courses Diversional Therapy and Health Care Team Management.
Recreational Therapists do provide a range of services and perform a myriad of functions in their daily practices, some of which can be classified as treatment, some as developmental, and some even diversional in nature.
2008; Salamon & Lennon, 2003; Santulli & Oxman, 1995; Torkelson & Dobal, 1999), diversional activities (Salamon & Lennon, 2003); placing patients in public places (e.
Efficiency shopping value is related to time-awareness and time-efficiency, experiential shopping value to enjoyment of the shopping experience itself, diversional shopping value to feelings of escapism and problem diversion, reliable shopping value to the perception of product and brand reliability, and self-expressive shopping to self-consciousness and identification with the shopping environment.
Of the 97 direct care workers who provided their job title, 60 were personal care attendants or community care workers, eight were enrolled nurses, 10 were registered nurses, 11 were allied health workers, and eight identified their job title as 'other' (mostly diversional therapists and allied health assistants).
Sin B Jones is a diversional creative art therapist and a ceramic/textile artist.
I held meetings with the lifestyle coordinator and the diversional therapist to outline the project and explain the anticipated benefits to the residents.
Rather, the men participating in men's shed activities are more focussed in diversional and educational activities and seem less involved in gender politics, or they adhere to one of the above gender political ideologies and men's movement philosophies.
However, the real achievements of these initiatives on the ground remain negligible and they seem to be by and large diversional therapies for the deprived.
38) Most critiques and calls for change strike me as largely diversional, and even a bit surreal.