Infection Control and Procedure Policy

I commit myself to the highest standards of practice and will ensure that that the health, safety and wellbeing of my clients is maintained at all times.

I will implement all infection control procedures applicable to a Professional Massage Clinic.

Procedure:

  1. Linen will be transported and stored to ensure its cleanliness at the time of use.
  2. All used/soiled linen will be stored in an appropriate manner to prevent cross contamination and accidental reuse.
  3. Any linen that is in direct contact with a clients skin is single use only. This linen will then be placed in a storage container after each session and be removed daily from the clinic to be laundered.
  4. When laundered, an antibacterial agent will be added to the wash cycle.
  5. Massage mediums (e.g. oils, creams, balms etc) will be stored in an appropriate container that prevents cross contamination and a single use spatula will be used for creams and balms.
  6. I will maintain personal hygiene at all times.
  7. I will wash and dry my hands before and after each treatment using industry recommended hand washing procedures.
  8. I will dry my hands using single use disposable towels.
  9. I will ensure that my fingernails are kept short and clean at all times.
  10. Any exposed areas of the massage table and bolsters will be cleaned and disinfected after each client.
  11. Any client who shows signs of illness and if I feel that the treatment would be a detriment to the clients health, may not be treated.
  12. At my discretion, I may wear latex free gloves during the treatment to protect both my client and myself. This includes instances where I may have cuts or injuries to my hands.