noun. A person who designs and implements programs of treatment or therapy that use recreation and activities to help people whose functional abilities are affected by illness or disability.

Perfect Usage:
"The team referred to in this paper includes the regulated professional disciplines whose services are in most facilities and are funded by one of the three envelopes into which a facility's operating budget is divided (i.e., accommodation, programming, nursing and personal care). These professions are registered nurses/registered practical nurses, social workers, dietitians, activationists, physio/occupational therapists and staff educators."
—"The Professional Care Team in Long Term Care," Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors, February 2000

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