Leisure Activities

CU2632 Provide Support for Leisure Activities
  1. Identify different activities that may be regarded as leisure activities 1.1
  * Walking
  * Swimming
  * Dancing
  * Going to the Gym
  * Classes such as Yoga or Zumba

  2. Explain how participation in leisure activities aids the well-being of individuals 1.2
It allows them to build social connections as well and participate in physical activities which can reduce stress and anxiety and provide a break from day to day problems, allowing them to enjoy themselves.

  3. Describe the potential benefits of trying out new leisure activities from time to time 1.3
Doing the same activities over and over can make it become dull and might make the individual feel like they have gotten a bit bored of the activity. So the benefits of doing a new activity allows them to meet new people and push themselves again And is also more effective because the body is working hard again to adjust to the new movements that it will be doing creating a physical benefit as well as a social benefit.

  4. How do you identify with the individual their recreational needs, preferences and interests? 2.1
Speak to their family, Other carers, friends, care plans, any professionals involved.

  5. How do you agree which new or existing leisure activities are likely to suit the individual’s needs, preferences and interests? 2.2
See what their interests are and try to base activities round this. E.g if the individual likes things such as clothes/fashion looking at activities that involve this like fashion shows would be good. Look into past activities the person has participated in to see what they liked and didn’t like. Also, what suited them and what didn’t. e.g look in their care plan. Focus on what they did like and see if the same activities are still available. Also, look into new activities   and see if it will suit them. Also, look into any restrictions that may occur, e.g wheelchair access, if they have a high...