BOOKING PROCESS  & SAMPLE CONTRACT

  1.   Schedule an initial Exploratory Chat
    We will either meet in person or chat over the phone to talk through options, logistics, and preferences to determine appropriate services​​

  2.  Client Receives Contract, Signs and Pay Deposit
    When ready to move forward, client will receive agreement & invoice outlining services and expectations. We only take a limited amount of clients on at any given time to ensure everyone is getting the proper attention as determined by their services.  
    The contract and deposit are what formally books you in the SBW calendar.

  3. Immediately after contract/deposit is done, we will send you a set of questionnaires to be done asap.

  4. Wait for BABY!! :)

  5. Once baby arrives, we will work together to schedule services.

 

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SAMPLE CONTRACT

Scope:

Client understands that Small Batch Wellness provides Holistic Nutrition services and is not a mental health professional or physician. We provide information to enhance knowledge of how nutritious foods, herbs, supplements, physical activity, and lifestyle will affect health. The methods of evaluation employed MAY include, but are not limited to, food methodology (diet), supplementation, nutrient analysis, assessments, energy work, and lifestyle recommendations. These are not intended to diagnose or treat disease.

 

Responsibilities and Limitations as Caregivers:
 

  • I will respect you, your family, your home and your parenting styles.

  • I will provide non-medical physical, emotional and informational support after the birth of your baby.

  • I will help with self-care recovery, postpartum comfort measures, & parenting information.

  • I will not make decisions for you or speak for you though I may assist you with information and/or gently remind you of your decisions previously discussed.

  • My support services do not replace care from a medical provider. I will NOT perform clinical tasks, medical assessments or evaluations nor do I provide medical advice or diagnoses for mother or baby. It is not my role to make any type of medical diagnosis. I don’t administer any type of prescription or over the counter medication to you or your baby.

  • I do not do any major house cleaning duties, take over the care of the baby, discipline other children, or transport any member of the family.

 

Confidentiality:

 

  • Confidentiality is important. We will keep all information exchanged between us confidential.

  • We will not disclose any information that has been shared with anyone else unless previously authorized by the client

    • The client is believed to be at risk of being of danger to yourself or others.

    • When required by law.

    • The client has given prior written permission.
       

Allergies and Foodborne Illness Waiver/ Food disclaimer without limitation:

 

  • We take every precaution and steps to minimize the risk of cross-contamination, we cannot guarantee that any  products are safe to the consumer for people with peanut, tree nut, soy, milk, egg, gluten or wheat allergies. Known food allergies or sensitivities must be made known to Small Batch Wellness.

  • We can not guarantee with 100% certainty the consumer will not have a foodborne illness or adverse reaction.

  • Small Batch Wellness does not assume liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed or items one may come into contact with. For our purposes, items are cooked to order and may run the risk of being served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase the risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

 

Questionnaires & Consultations:
 

  • Client understands that they must complete informational questionnaires prior to the start of any service to ensure we understand the full scope of needs, concerns, ailments, allergies, and food preferences/aversions.  Ideally this is completed prior to the birth of the baby, however, the client agrees to make the necessary information available before the start of any service.
     

Billing & Payments:
 

  • For Ongoing Services (less than $100), we require payment in full with this agreement.

  • For In-Home, Food Preparation or other services greater than $100, we require a $100 deposit with this agreement and full payment prior to execution of services.  

  • The deposit is a non-refundable retainer to the balance. This holds your spot on my calendar.

  • We accept Cash / Venmo / Paypal
     

Funds:
 

  • Client agrees to reimburse any items purchased on behalf of the client for the purposes of completing explicit contracted services. We will make clear when this is needed. Grocery shopping, items purchased on the clients behalf.

  • Clients are welcome to provide me with the necessary funds for items to be purchased before and SBW agrees to supply re

  • On occasion, Small Batch Wellness will lend a piece of equipment (i.e. slow cooker), storage equipment (i.e. mason jars, tea set). Client agrees to return items within 30 days or be charged an amount to cover costs.


Scheduling:
 

  • The client is to notify Small Batch Wellness within the first 36 hours after the birth of the baby(s) in order to make arrangements for services.  At this point, we will notify you of any possible schedule conflicts. We require 48-hour notice prior to any service beginning unless otherwise agreed upon or noted below.

  • In general, Small Batch Wellness is unable to schedule meal services on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays.   

 

Rescheduling & Cancellation of Service:

  • In the event of illness, emergency or severe weather, every effort will be made to reschedule services as soon as I am aware that I cannot keep our appointment.

  • While rare, sicknesses can happen. Should any party (Meg, Client, Client’s spouse or children) become sick, then we will need to postpone. While we don't typically do direct baby care, we would not want to risk anything with a new baby at your home. Likewise, if we experience sickness in our home, we will disclose and discuss rescheduling.

  • Please notify me 48 hours in advance if you need to reschedule or cancel a day of service. There are no refunds for outright cancellations.
     

Specific Services are outlined on your invoice. 


 

This agreement is meant to be fair to both parties, so that all parties may feel secure in their mutual commitment. The signatures below indicate both nutritionist and client understand the content and terms herein.

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