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VA St. Louis Health Care System

 

Recreation Therapy

Group picture of Recreation Therapy staff
Recreation Therapy Staff (from Left to Right)
(click on the name to read a short bio on that individual)
Curt Baer Temeisha Frazier LeRoy Green Diane Suter Herman Lugge Colleen Hopp John Schmeink Debbie Touchette Jean Ferguson
Dee Schreiner, Matt Luitjohan

Our MISSION Statement: The mission of recreation therapy, a direct-care interdisciplinary service, is to improve and enrich bio-psycho-social functioning through active therapy and/or meaningful therapeutic activities to maintain or improve functional independence and life quality. The intended outcome of the service is independence in life activities based upon patient/resident needs and goals. Goals are achieved through state of the art clinical care, education, technology, and research within the scope of recreation/creative arts therapy service.

Our VISION Statement: To provide an activity based patient-centered service that integrates function, quality, and meaning to one's life.

Click on the links below for pictures of some of our recreational facilities located at the Jefferson Barracks Division of the VA St. Louis Health Care System

Addional Information Links listed below:

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Contact Info

Location

  • Jefferson Barracks Bldg. 63 Room 113

Contact Number(s)

  • 314-894-6644

Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.