William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Patient Transport Waiting Area.
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  • Patient Transport Waiting Area.
  • Patient Transport Reception.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Toilet door.
  • Wash Basin.
  • Grab rails.
  • Toilets.
  • Toilet doors.
  • Baby changing facilities.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Patient Transport Reception

There is not a lowered counter section provided.
Some visitors may find the desk too high. The height of the desk at its lowest point is 800mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
The counter does not have a knee recess.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.

Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is adequate.
There is sufficient space available outside of the toilet compartment to manoeuvre and open the door.
The compartment is large enough to allow manoeuvring into position for frontal, lateral, angled and backward transfer.
Some visitors may find the door pressures too heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures. Should you require assistance please speak to a member of staff.
The hand-washing, drying facilities and toilet paper are within easy reach of someone seated on WC.
The hand rinse basin is at an accessible height.
The taps are accessible and easy to use.
The toilet flush is accessible and easy to use.
The water temperatures are limited, and are at a safe temperature.
The overall provision and positioning of sanitaryware and accessories is suitable.
There are grab rails provided.
The grab rails are positioned correctly.
The light switch or pull cord is easy to reach and operate.
There is an assistance alarm.
There are slip-resistant floors throughout.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
There are baby changing facilities in both the male and female toilets. The height of the unit is 950mm.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Acoustics

The background noise is kept to a minimum level.

Surfaces

The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The junctions between floor surfaces are correctly detailed and free from height variation.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

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