Acrylic Nails Assignment
1. Assessing the client for treatment is a very important part of every client’s appointment. It ensures that the client is made to feel special and is also mandatory for insurance purposes. What is imperative is the type of information gathered. A full client consultation should be specific and detailed with the following important information.
• Name, address and telephone number: this is obvious but a useful tool when sending mail outs, invitations to special events, birthday cards etc. • Date of birth: this is to recognise an individual’s identification. Some client’s may not wish to disclose this information but it is necessary when providing treatments for people who look underage & will need parental permission. It is also a useful tool when sending out birthday cards. • Name of GP: If a client needs medical assistance for any reason it is important to have this information on file in case of an emergency. Generally this information is only a precaution to have on file. • Occupation: a useful piece of information, not only for conversational reasons but also to give an idea of the type of nails a client could cope with. For example if a client is heavy on their hands you would recommend acrylics as they are the most durable. It could also offer clues to any nail and skin problems. • Medical history: only a brief description is required if it is relevant to performing the nail treatment. Some examples are allergies (the client may have an allergic reaction to come of the products used), and diabetes (this causes poor circulation & consequently takes longer for a client to heal so caution is necessary). • Previous nail treatments: it is worth finding out whether the client has received previous nail treatments and the results of these. Some clients may have had reactions to certain products or may have been unable to keep on artificial nails owing to lifestyle or bad habits etc. • The condition of the skin and