William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Channel Day Surgery Reception Lobby.
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  • Channel Day Surgery Reception Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Channel Day Surgery Reception.
  • Channel Day Surgery.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.
  • Channel Day Surgery Discharge Lounge.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Seating.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Wash basin.
  • Grab rails.
  • Baby Changing Facilities.
  • Toilets.
  • Telephone.
  • Seating.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

These are Theatre Doors which are opened by staff.
There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the 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.

Channel Day Surgery 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 720mm.
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.

Channel Day Surgery

General Area

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

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.

Channel Day Surgery Discharge Lounge

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Automatic powered. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1300mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The doors are automatic.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

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.

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.

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 left-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.
The door is light enough to open easily.
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.
Surfaces and fixtures provide effective visual contrast.
A baby changing unit is available in this accessible toilet. The height of the unit is 1000mm from the floor.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.

Telephone

The telephones are located where there is minimal background noise.
The telephone can be used by both standing users and wheelchair users.

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.

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.

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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