Importance Of Daily Routine

What are the benefits of a daily routine?
 Daily routines offer a way to stay motivated.

A regular schedule of activities and things to look forward to and a roadmap for accomplishing tasks that keeps individuals feeling healthy and productive. Consistency with the activities of daily living can also bring a sense of calm and safety, and staying active can help ward off the effects of immobility.

Routine will depend on indivduals interests, lifestyle and abilities.

A daily routine is the usual series of things individuals do to take care of themselves each day.
This includes basic hygiene and self-care tasks, however it may also include daily exercise, chores, medical appointments, social events, family visits and unplanned situations. 
Remember – Communicate and explain the individual about their daily routine.
It is important to inform them about any changes to their routine as they need time to adjust to even to small changes. 
Plan ahead and work together.
Consistency is the key however go with the flow and be flexible to accomodate for their needs

Individuals who keep a daily routine and stay active also benefit from:
  • Increased mobility 
  • Higher energy levels
  • Improved mood
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved cognitive function