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Get up and go for Older People's Day!

On Older People's Day (OPD) — Saturday 1 October — chartered physios celebrated active living by hosting events to promote mobility across the UK.


Physiotherapy is key in helping older people to stay healthy and independent through preventing and reducing falls"

Events took place at local health centres, parks or community centres throughout the day.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has also developed a number of free resources to help you stay fit and healthy to mark OPD. These include:

    • The Get Up and Go guide produced by Saga, in association with the CSP and Public Health England (PHE) and with substantial input from AGILE members, gives advice on how older people can prevent falls and stay steady

More information

For more information about how physiotherapists celebrated OPD contact the CSP Enquiries Team on 020 7306 6666 or email

Find a physiotherapist

If you live in the UK and want to see a physio there are two main treatment routes:

It is also sometimes possible to access physiotherapy treatment through other routes, such as an employer or charities.


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