William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Bethersden Ward and CDU.
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  • Bethersden Ward and CDU.
  • Corridor.
  • Internal doors.
  • Toilets.
  • Toilet door.
  • Grab rails.
  • Signage.
  • Surfaces.
  • Internal Doors.
  • CDU Nurse Station.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Corridor

Internal Doors

These doors are held open and will close if the fire alarm is activated.
There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 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.

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.
There are handrails provided at both sides of WC pan.
There is an accessible wc within the male and female toilets which may be suitable for ambulant disabled use.

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.

Internal Doors

These doors are held open.
There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 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.

CDU Nurse Station.

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 720mm.
The counter does not have a knee recess.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.

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.

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