William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Reception Lobby.
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  • Reception Lobby.
  • General Circulation and Toilet Facilities.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Wash basin.
  • Grab rails.
  • Baby Changing Facilities.
  • Toilets.
  • Toilet doors.
  • Signage.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Renal Services Reception.
  • Signage.
  • Low counter.
  • Signage.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

General Circulation and Toilet Facilities

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.
This toilet has a baby changing unit. The height of the unit is 850mm.

Toilets

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

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.

Renal Services Reception

The route to the reception desk is accessible and free from obstructions
There is clear signage highlighting the location of reception.
The reception desk is free from unnecessary clutter and signage.
There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 740mm.
The counter has a knee recess.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is no induction loop available at the reception desk
Portable induction loops are available within the hospital. Visitors should consult with staff if one is required.
Literature is not available in large print.
There is no literature available in Braille.
Literature is not available in an audio format.
A sign language interpreter cannot be provided.
Literature is not available in alternative languages.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.

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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