Health and Social Essay

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Introduction: In this Task I had to write all the possible creative and therapeutic activities in a list and then I will be choosing 5 creative and therapeutic activities from the list and had to define each one in more detail finally we then had to explain how the creative and therapeutic activities of the 5 chosen ones have benefited an individual based on their physical, emotional, cognitive and social development then we had to link each creative and therapeutic activity to an health and social care setting. Creative is relating the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something. And creating a piece of art work, or making something that is decorative and useful. Therapeutic is the treatment of disease or other disorder, something that may benefit health. Creative and Therapeutic Activities: Massage ICT Art and craft Dancing Swimming Sport Exercise Gaming Gardening Quizzes Cooking Yoga Expressive art Drama Music Multi- sensory stimulation Photography Animal as therapy My 5 Chosen Creative and Therapeutic activities are exercise, cooking, dancing, swimming and music. Exercise – exercise can reduce the risk of developing type 2 of diabetes, coronary heart disease and some cancers. It also helps improving memory. Emotionally, some people would feel pleased that they had started to exercise as it can change a lot in someone’s body. Socially you will be meeting more people if you go to the gym or different exercise classes. Cooking – is an activity that can be done with any age group and with people with different abilities. Cooking can become much more

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