William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


South East Health and Fracture Clinic.
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  • South East Health and Fracture Clinic.
  • Internal Door.
  • Door furniture.
  • Fracture Clinic Reception.
  • Signage.
  • Seating.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Door

There is a single door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 850mm.
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.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Fracture Clinic 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 1050mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
The counter does not have a knee recess.
Please be aware there is insufficient room 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.
Portable induction loops are available within the hospital. Visitors should consult with staff if one is required.

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.
If there is not enough room at the time of visit for assistance dogs to rest next to the owner, please ask a member of staff for assistance.

General Area

The minimum clear width is 1115mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
Please be aware there is insufficient space at the end of the corridor for wheelchair users to turn around.

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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