Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Main Reception.
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  • Main Reception.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Door Handles.
  • Lift Lobby Doors.
  • Main Reception Desk.
  • Low Counter.
  • Induction Loops.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Signage.
  • The Friends Hospital Shop.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Shop Counter.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

Internal Doors

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 802mm.
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.
There are two sets of identical double doors leading to the lift lobby, which are propped in the open position all the time.

Main Reception Desk

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 750mm.
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.
Literature is available in large print.
There is literature available in Braille.
Literature is available in an audio format.
A sign language interpreter is available
Literature is available in alternative languages.
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.
There are staff available to interpret a wide variety of languages. Please enquire at Reception.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
The desk is to the left when entering the building.

Induction Loops

There is an induction loop available.
A portable induction loop is available.
There is signage indicating the availability of the loop.

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.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

The Friends Hospital Shop

Internal Doors

There are no doors or it is open plan.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1485mm.
The threshold is level.
This is a large open plan layout with no door.

Shop Counter

There is not a lowered counter section provided.
Some visitors may find the counter too high. The height of the counter at its lowest point is 882mm. 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.
There is a chip and pin machine available.
The chip and pin machine can be moved for a wheelchair user or seated person to operate the system.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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