PlayCare™: Engaging Patients in Mindful Activities
It’s all about patient engagement. You are providing medical or long-term care and want to help patients stay happy and healthy by engaging them in simple entertaining activities.
PlayCare™ is an edition of the ComicReply contest platform customized specifically for:
1. Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes
Seniors at retirement homes need to engage in social and mentally stimulating activities to keep healthy in old age. In addition to common activities like cards and bingo, PlayCare™ can provide in-residence creativity contests. The care provider sets the contest, theme, and invites the group to play. Each senior creates a creative contest entry and then they all vote. The most-voted entry wins a prize. These contests can range from drawing a tree to making comics, karaoke singing and more.
2. Hospital Rooms
Patients at hospitals are often stuck in a bed for long periods with not much to do. PlayCare™ for hospital rooms can provide an entertaining activity that is also helpful for the doctors and nursing staff. For example, by having the patient draw while waiting and all drawings saved and available in an admin panel, the care givers can review the drawings and get insights into the mental and physical state of the patient.
3. Medical Waiting Rooms
People waiting at a doctor’s office are often bored. Most don’t talk to each other and end up reading magazines or staring at the wall, worrying. This is a great opportunity to engage them in fun social activities while marketing products or services at the same time. A fun contest could also cheer them up.