Older Persons Physiotherapy Group

“The Older Persons Physiotherapy Group of the SASP is a field of interest of physiotherapists dedicated to the promotion and development of the care of older persons within Physiotherapy”


To promote the study and practice of caring for older persons within the community

To set and uphold professional standards within the care of older persons

To facilitate positive healthy attitude to aging and thereby improve quality of life

To create a forum where the wider membership of SASP can engage with one another on issues relating to care of older persons

To establish and foster links with international groups



Maryne Smit
Secretary Cindy Faull
Treasurer Prof Dele Amosun
Marketing Peta Harrison

For more information about this interest group and how you can get involved contact any committee member and  browse the International Association for Physical Therapists working with Older People, details in www.iptop.wcpt.org.

Provincial Branches

Gauteng Limpopo Mpumalanga Kwazulu Natal Free State Western Cape Eastern Cape Northern Cape North West