At present there is no specific legalisation related to beauty/ holistic/ wellbeing, it’s self not statutorily regulated. Therapies operate within their own codes of practice which relate to the ethical actions of the therapist in any situation including teaching and sharing the benefits of such therapies through consultation. Aromatherapy and nail treatments teaching though must take into consideration legislation regulating the use of potentially harmful oils and substances: ● Control of substances hazardous to Health 2002 (COSHH)
□ Good management which help asses risks, implement any measures need to control exposure and establish good working practice.
There is however legislation which cross-cut organisations and must be observed regardless of regulation such as:
● Equal opportunities Act
● Data protection Act 2007
□ Safeguards the fundamental rights of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and its free movement
● Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
□ Protecting others against risks to health and safety in connection with the activity of persons
● Special educational needs and disabilities act 2001 ( an amendment to the Disability discrimination act 1995) □ Making it unlawful to discriminate against disabled persons in employment and the provision of goods and facilities
Offering the holistic and beauty courses means being aware of legislation specific to the settings which make provision about quality standards, independence, wellbeing and choice relating to the way in which services are delivered.
● Further education training act 2007
● The health and social care (community health standards) act 2003 ● Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services 2006 ● Choosing...