Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Orthopaedic Outpatients.
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  • Orthopaedic Outpatients.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Orthopaedic Outpatients Reception.
  • Lowered Section.
  • Toilets.
  • Seating.
  • Vending Machines.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

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 865mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are not within reach of all users.
Handles may be high for some visitors at a height of 1117mm.
The doors are automatic.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

Orthopaedic Outpatients Reception

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is not at a maximum height of 760mm.
Some visitors may find the desk too high. The height of the desk at its lowest point is 901mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
The width of the lowered counter section is adequate.
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.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
There are handrails provided at both sides of WC pan.

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.

Vending Machines

Wheelchair users can access and turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.
The control buttons are easy to operate.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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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