Handling & Moving One Day Refresher Course

Welcome to Manual Handing Annual Refresher

"Keeping people safer in their work, lives and communities"

This is an essential part of your learning and will be delivered over a full day.

The refresher course encourages you to revisit and reflect on your current practice through creative activities. 

We encourage you to get involved in conversations and demonstrations on various techniques to keep you and others safe. 

We will enable you to practice on a range of interesting and different manual handling equipment, whilst building on your confidence skills.

So all we ask is to get along and get involved!


  • To have an awareness of current Legislative Framework and the importance of why we work within them and how this impacts on your daily working practice, in life and community care.
  • To keep participants up to date with any changes to curent practice, techniques and usage of new equipment.


  • To have an understanding of safe and efficient movement in relation to your own personal care, those who you are caring for and work colleagues within the community care sector.
  • The importance of current legislative frameworks that we work within and how this impacts on your daily working practice in life and community care
  • To have the knowledge, confidence and practical skills of how to use all relevant equipment, hoists etc that are used within Perth & Kinross.
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Learning and Development Training Suite Beechgrove House Hilllend Road PERTH PH1 1DL


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