William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


X Ray Reception Lobby.
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  • X Ray Reception Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • X Ray Reception.
  • Low Counter.
  • Fluoroscopy and Mammography.
  • Toilets.
  • Signage.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.
  • Ultrasound Waiting Area.
  • Toilets.
  • Signage.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Toilet door.
  • Baby Changing Facilities.
  • Signage.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of a single door is 800mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Corridor

Internal Doors

These doors are held open on automatic fire closing devices.
There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of a single door is 820mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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.

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.

X Ray Reception

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 750mm.
The width of the lowered counter section is adequate.
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.
Portable induction loops are available within the hospital. Visitors should consult with staff if one is required.

Fluoroscopy and Mammography

Toilets

The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
In the general male and female toilets there is a larger cubicle for ambulant disabled people.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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.

Ultrasound Waiting Area

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
In the general male and female toilets there is a larger cubicle for ambulant disabled people.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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.

Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is less than 800mm wide and some people may find it difficult to enter.
The opening width of the door is 750mm.
There is sufficient space available outside of the toilet compartment to manoeuvre and open the door.
The compartment measures less than 1500mm by 2200mm. This may not be large enough to allow some wheelchair users to manoeuvre into position for frontal, lateral, angled and backward transfer.
The cubicle measures 1700mm wide by 1600mm depth.
The door is light enough to open easily.
The hand-washing, drying facilities and toilet paper are not within easy reach of someone seated on WC.
The taps are accessible and easy to use.
The toilet flush is accessible and easy to use.
Please be aware that the water temperatures are not limited to a safe temperature and will require self regulating.
There are grab rails provided.
The grab rails are not positioned correctly.
The light switch or pull cord is easy to reach and operate.
There are slip-resistant floors throughout.
Surfaces and fixtures provide effective visual contrast.
Baby changing facilities are available in this accessible toilet. The height of the unit is 900mm from the floor.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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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