COVID

Covid-19 Secure Workplace Policy – A sign you can trust.

 

What does the Association of Reflexologists Covid-19 guidance include?

Association of Reflexologists (AoR) Members will:

  1. Work within their Governments Guidelines
  2. Have prepared for and complied with the AoR Return to work document
  3. Comply with the AoR Covid-19 Secure Hygiene Guidelines – details strict hygiene practices for the therapist. You can request to see a full copy from your therapist
  4. Changes that will be made include the following:
    • You will be asked to complete a risk assessment form before each treatment to ascertain if it is appropriate for you to have a treatment
    • Hand washing before and after treatments (or hand sanitiser with a minimum of 60% alcohol
    • dedicated clothes/uniforms for treatments
    • Treatment spacing – allowing 15 minutes between clients to minimise contact with other clients
    • Cleaning – This 15 minutes also allows for couch/chair coverings to be changed and any surfaces that have been touched to be cleaned between each client
    • Depending on the latest government guidelines, your reflexologist is likely to be wearing a facial covering and you may be asked to wear one too 
    • Clean linen and towels – will be used for each client
    • Soft furnishings – will be removed if non-essential or completely covered e.g. foot pillows
    • A cleaning checklist will be on display to show when cleaning has taken place
    • Waste will be disposed of in line with Government Guidelines
    • Laundry in line with Government Guidelines

As a client you will be required to:

  1. Complete a risk assessment before each treatment. 
  2. On arrival declare if anything has changed with your health or within your family unit
  3. Wash your hands (or use hand sanitiser provided by the therapist) on arrival
  4. You may be asked to bring and wear your own face covering. Your therapist will let you know before your treatment if this is the case
  5. Inform your reflexologist if you develop symptoms of Covid-19
  6. Arrange contactless payment if possible

 

Hygiene and your safety is of paramount importance to us, if there is anything you are unsure about please contact me to discuss.