Be Steady Be Safe


Be Steady Be Safe is a FREE 24 week Otago exercise programme, consisting of 15 strength and balance exercise classes, prescribed home exercises and education over reducing falls risk factors. 

The exercise programme consists of a set of leg muscle strengthening and balance retraining exercises, progressing in difficulty, and a walking plan. You will receive a booklet with instructions for each exercise prescribed and issued with ankle cuff weights in the class to provide resistance for the strengthening exercises. 
To access the programme you must be: 
A Cheshire East resident 
Aged 65 years and over 
And have one or more of the following: 
Fallen in the past 12 months
Poor balance and mobility 
Once your 24 weeks is complete, you will then transfer into a moving on class. You can remain in those classes to aid your progression. This then becomes chargeable to the customer.

Booking onto this programme is essential, you can self refer by contacting Everybody Healthy on:, call us on: 01625 383943, or contact your G.P to be referred.

Service Details

Everybody Sport & Recreation
Service Type:
Health and Wellbeing
Age Range:
65 years and over
How is the service provided?:
  • Face to face
Accepted referral methods:
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via Adult Social Care
Eligibility criteria:
Free 24 week Otago exercise programme providing eligibility criteria is met
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Additional Referral Information:
A self referral can be made onto this programme, please call Everybody Healthy on: 01625 383943 or email: alternatively you can speak to your G.P to be referred
Is a referral required?:
Communication aids and support available:
  • Hearing Loop
  • Text Phone
  • Large Print Material
  • Translated Material
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair Accessible
  • Hoisting Facilities
Sector Type:
  • Registered Charity

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
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Additional Opening Times:
Various days and times

This page was last updated on 20 June 2019

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This page was last updated on 20 June 2019


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Everybody Healthy
01625 383943