Recovery and Rehabilitation Activities at SAA

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At SAA’s Day Rehabilitation Centre, there are more than 20 activities aimed at helping those attending Centre in their recovery and rehabilitation. There are activities such as dancing, playing musical instruments, drawing and painting, cooking, gardening, rubric cube, jogging, indoor and outdoor games, yoga and pranayama etc. which are designed as therapies. There are other activities such as embroidery, tailoring, pottery, arts and craft, computer skill development, photography etc, which are mainly aimed income generation and supported rehabilitation.

Users of services at Day Rehabilitation Centre are paid labour charges for the work done and then they are distributed all the income generated from sales after adjusting the cost of the material used. Some of them who have developed skills of a reasonable level are encouraged to impart skills to others and for such services they are paid honorariums which work out to sizable amounts in some cases. Thereare also cash incentives for good conduct, hygiene and regular attendance. Therapy.

Some of them come with expressionless faces, but with regular dance practice, it is gratifying to see them doing mudras so well. Some who have rigid bodies, develop elasticity and do asanas with great skill and ease. Many of them when they come to the Centre, cannot even hold a pencil or brush. Over a period, it is a feeling of joy and a sense of pride to see them doing Warli Painting, making costume jewelry, embroidery, paper and cloth bags and other handicrafts.

The above described activities help in recovery and rehabilitation and also in confidence building. They and their families are happy at their recovery and some amounts they bring home every month.

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