Covid-19 Protocol

SAFETY INFORMATION - COVID-19

By booking a face to face appointment you are agreeing to the following COVID-19 safety and booking information.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, there have been changes implemented within my counselling space to ensure a safe environment for everyone.  I have had both of my vaccinations.

I’m looking forward to offering face to face support, whilst also keeping you safe. 

CLIENTS

  • Please cancel and rearrange our session if you/people in your household or bubble have any symptoms OR you have had contact with anyone with suspected or confirmed symptoms

    • Fever

    • Persistent cough

    • Change to taste & smell

  • Please park on the drive-way and wait in your car until I come to meet you

  • Please come alone (unless pre-agreed that you are accompanied)

  • Please arrive on time; I am staggering appointments to avoid people coming into contact with each other

  • Please leave coats/bags in your car

  • Please use the hand sanitiser and wear a mask on arrival

  • I will temperature check you with a contactless thermometer on arrival, if you are over 38c I will ask you to re-arrange our session

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ME

  • I am following the Government’s Safer Workplace Guidance for close contact services and guidance from my professional body the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)

  • I will SMS you the day before or morning of a face to face session to check you/your household/support and/or childcare bubble are free from any symptoms

  • I will wear appropriate PPE to greet you and in session

    • To protect children during a session, I will wear a visor & gloves at all times

  • I will arrange seating so we can maintain a 2 metre distance

  • I will wash and sanitise my hands regularly

  • I will clean the room and furnishings in between each client and at the beginning & end of every day

  • I have spaced out my sessions to enable me to prepare and thoroughly disinfect the counselling space ready for my next client to arrive

    • For children/young people, I will have specific materials for their sole use which will be kept safely for each session