Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Accident and Emergency.
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  • Accident and Emergency.
  • Nurses Station.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.
  • Accident and Emergency Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Signage.

Nurses Station

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 1100mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
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.

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.

Accident and Emergency Corridor

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Powered with a manual push button to operate. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 850mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The doors are automatic.
The door activation system is clearly distinguishable from the background.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

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.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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