“The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.”

Frank Lloyd Wright


Guidance Environment


Environment Checklist


1 Is the overall environment bright and welcoming Yes No
2 Are the premises accessible to all users Yes No
3 Are public areas tidy and well maintained Yes No
4 Are fire exits and fire extinguishers clearly signed Yes No
5 Is the First Aid station clearly signed Yes No
6 Are there private areas for meeting with clients Yes No
7 Are resources and services clearly labelled Yes No
8 Are they well organized and easy to access Yes No
9 Is there adequate work space for client's use Yes No
10 Is there adequate space for group work Yes No
11 Is furniture attractive, comfortable and appropriate Yes No
12 Is lighting adequate and without glare Yes No
13 Are heating temperatures appropriate for the time of year Yes No
14 Is there adequate ventilation Yes No


Ethical considerations

Are guidance sessions with clients always carried out in private, so as to ensure client confidentiality?

Is access to client files strictly controlled and are all client records stored securely?

Are there policies and guidelines in place in relation to personal safety?







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