Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Physiotherapy.
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  • Physiotherapy.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Clinical Investigation and Physiotherapy Reception.
  • Male Toilets.
  • Female Toilets.
  • Large Cubicle.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • The Ridley Way Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

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 820mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The doors are automatic.
These doors are fully automatic on entry and have a push pad button to exit the department.
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.

Clinical Investigation and Physiotherapy Reception

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 760mm.
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.
A low-level urinal is not provided in the male WC.
In the general male and female toilets there is a larger cubicle for ambulant disabled people.
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.

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.

The Ridley Way Corridor

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 805mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
These doors are locked open during Clinic hours.

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.

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