Terms & Conditions
Any service provided by The Gentle Parent Coach is subject to the terms and conditions outlined below which come into effect at the time of booking. Please note, the terms and conditions can be changed without notice and any updates will be placed on this page.
The consultation process
Once a package has been purchased, the preliminary questionnaire will be available to download and contact will be made within two working days to agree a consultation date. Consultations will be booked in as soon as possible however this does depend on current availability.
For all packages, it is essential to complete and send the preliminary questionnaire via email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the date of the consultation. If this has not been received, the consultation will be postponed until this has been completed.
The consultation will include a discussion based on the preliminary questionnaire, advice that can be implemented immediately and both short and long term recommendations.
Contact will be made by The Gentle Parent Coach on the date and time initially agreed for the consultation. Three attempts will be made if there is no answer. The consultation will be rescheduled at a mutually agreed time if no contact can be made.
Sleep plans are a personalised, detailed written document based on the consultation and will be sent via email as a PDF document within two working days of the consultation.
Follow Up Support
If the package selected includes follow up support, this will commence on the day after the sleep plan has been sent via email. All follow up support is to be initiated by the client. Email support is provided between the hours of 9am and 9pm 5 days a week (excluding Saturdays & Sundays). Emails will be responded to within 24 hours, within the working hours. Follow up telephone calls will be arranged at a mutually convenient time once the sleep plan has been received.
On some occasions, follow up support needs to be postponed when agreeable by The Gentle Parent Coach and the client. Follow up support must take place within three months of the consultation date.
A tool to log sleep patterns will be provided along with the sleep plan in order to track progress, identify any patterns and pick up any issues that may arise. There is no time frame on when results should be seen, this varies from one family to another. Due to the nature of the service, guarantee cannot be provided however, results are best shown and heavily reliant on consistency, perseverance and dedication from the client.
In order to book services, payment is to be made via the shop of the The Gentle Parent Coach website or by direct bank transfer. Payment is required before services will be provided.
A full refund will be provided if services are cancelled with a minimum of two weeks notice. If less than two weeks notice is provided, 50% of the fee will be refunded. Services cancelled within 48 hours of the consultation are non-refundable.
If a consultation has taken place and the client decides they no longer wish to continue with the services, The Gentle Parent Coach is under no obligation to offer a refund.
Due to the limited capactiy and minimum booking number, online workshops and group coaching packages are non-refundable.
Due to instant access available on downloadable guides, any purchase made for sleep guides is non-refundable.
Refunds are not offered based on results of services provided.
Confidentiality and Safeguarding
All correspondence that takes place is confidential and will not be shared with anyone without the permission of the client however if there are any concerns around child welfare, this information may need to be passed on to appropriate authorities. This will always be discussed with the client in the first instance.
Any material provided by The Gentle Parent Coach are subject to copyright and as such are intended solely for the recipient.
Any advice or information provided is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for any medical advice that may have been received. Medical advice should always be followed under the guidance of a qualified and registered medical professional.
The Gentle Parent Coach advises all parents to follow safe sleep guidelines recommended by The Lullaby Trust. If this advice is not taken, this is done so at the risk of the client. Please refer to www.lullabytrust.org.uk for more information.