Sailing on Troubled Waters: Diversional Therapy in Australia

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dc.contributor.author Pegg, Shane en_US
dc.contributor.author Darcy, Simon en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-14T07:46:47Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-14T07:46:47Z
dc.date.created 2010-05-14T07:46:47Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006015239 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pegg, Shane and Darcy, Simon 2007, 'Sailing on Troubled Waters: Diversional Therapy in Australia', Therapeutic Recreation Journal, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 132-140. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0040-5914 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/6399
dc.description.abstract This paper seeks to explore the notion of Therapeutic Recreation (TR) in an Australian context. It does so through first reviewing the historical development of Diversional Therapy (DT) services in Australia and then examining the impact on service delivery of ongoing national reform in the health and community care sectors. The paper suggests that such reforms have created a somewhat fluid state of affairs whereby DT staff need decide whether or not they effectively embrace change and the challenges that such reforms have brought, or accept a substantially lesser role in the overall scheme of Australian health services in the not-too-distant future. With this need for positive (and immediate) action in mind, the paper concludes with a discussion of what it is that DT staff need do to establish a valued place in the Australian health care mainstream. en_US
dc.publisher National Recreation and Park Association en_US
dc.rights The publisher-authenticated version [Pegg, Shane and Darcy, Simon 2007, 'Sailing on Troubled Waters: Diversional Therapy in Australia', Therapeutic Recreation Journal, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 132-140.] is available online at: http://js.sagamorepub.com/trj/article/view/943
dc.title Sailing on Troubled Waters: Diversional Therapy in Australia en_US
dc.parent Therapeutic Recreation Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 41 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Ashburn, VA & ProQuest Educational Journals en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 132 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 140 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111700 en_US
dc.personcode 0000035741 en_US
dc.personcode 910031 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Public Health and Health Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 2nd Quarter en_US
dc.description.keywords Therapeutic recreation; health service delivery; disability policy en_US
dc.staffid 910031 en_US


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