William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Cardiac Units.
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  • Cardiac Units.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Intercom.
  • Corridor.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.

Internal Doors

All visitors to the Cardiac Unit announce their arrival via the intercom at the doors.
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.

Intercom

The intercom would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to its height.
There is no induction loop available.

Corridor

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.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Some customers may not find the seating suitable as the seats are all at the same height.
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.

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