Keeping you safe
Please read below so that you are familiar with the new procedures that are now in place.
By making an appointment you agree that you:
Are not in an ‘at risk’ category (eg. medical conditions, pregnant, elderly)
Have not been symptomatic within 1 week prior to your appointment
Have not come in to contact with anybody symptomatic within 1 week prior to your appointment
By making an appointment you agree to:
Attend your appointment alone
Arrive as close to your appointment time as possible
Bring your own water if needed
Key workers, if coming from work, must change out of work clothing and shower before attending
Payments should be made online at the time of booking to minimise hand to hand contact.
On the day of your treatment, please check your temperature, and consider if you are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms:
Dry persistent cough
Temperature over 37.8° C
Lack of taste or sense of smell
If you have any of these symptoms, please get in touch to postpone or cancel your appointment.
You will not be charged for a late cancellation due to Covid related symptoms/exposure.
For all clients:
All consultations will be conducted online prior to your appointment using Google forms. A link will be emailed to you in advance of this. This is in order to minimise the amount of time you spend in the treatment room. Guidelines recommend that in person time is reduced and so this will allow our face to face time to solely be for your treatment.
Hand sanitiser will be available on entrance to the treatment room.
Throughout the pandemic, I will be following guidelines issued by the government and the NHS regarding safe and hygienic practice and the use of any personal protective equipment (PPE).
COVID-19 Risk Assessment
The holistic therapist has carried out a full risk assessment, in line with guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in order to:
identify what work activity or situations might cause transmission of the virus;
think about who could be at risk;
decide how likely it is that someone could be exposed; and to
act to remove the activity or situation, or if this isn’t possible, control the risk.
Prior to seeing any of my clients, I will:
Monitor my own health and deferring treatments if I have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19.
Kindly ask my clients to contact me and defer their treatment if:
They have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19;
Are clinically extremely vulnerable and shielding;
Anyone in their household has COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19;
They have been in close contact with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days;
They have been contacted by the NHS Test and Trace Service and told to self isolate.
3. Ask my clients to call and cancel and defer treatment on the morning of their appointment if they have a temperature or other symptoms of COVID-19.
Enhanced cleaning and hygiene measures
Doors/windows will be left open, when suitable, to increase ventilation
All surfaces will be cleaned and sterilised before/after every appointment
Extra time will be left between appointments to allow for deep cleaning and to eliminate patient overlap
All items, such as towels and pillows will be replaced between clients.
Strict personal hygiene measures will also be adhered to, including regular handwashing/sanitising.
Adapting or restricting treatments
It may be necessary for me to adapt or restrict certain treatments, in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and/or protect my clients’ health and safety. Any clients likely to be impacted will be advised as soon as possible.
Maintaining social distancing
Please note that while many treatments involve close contact, I will be observing social distancing measures wherever possible. This might include, for example, maintaining an appropriate distance during the consultation process, and when arriving and leaving for an appointment.
If a treatment is cancelled or deferred at short notice because my client has COVID-19 or has symptoms of COVID-19, the client will be entitled to a full refund. The client will be asked to kindly confirm in writing that their appointment has been cancelled or deferred because they have COVID-19 or symptoms of COVID-19.