Exercise

Senior man playing badminton while seated on a garden bench

Exercise is any form of physical activity provided to enhance or maintain range of motion, strength and conditioning. Exercise programs are offered to promote physical health and psychological wellbeing of individuals with dementia. A variety of props such as scarves, beach balls, a parachute as well as playing balloon badminton are used to promote physical health and positive enjoyment. Other forms of physical activity, such as daily walks and passive and active-assisted range of motion are incorporated into patients’ daily routines as well.