Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Fifth Floor Lift Lobby.
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  • Fifth Floor Lift Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Small Passenger Lifts.
  • Lift Interior.
  • Passenger Lift.
  • Lift Interior.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Toilets.
  • Circulation.

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 850mm.
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 1120mm.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
These doors lead to the Operating Theatres Only.

Small Passenger Lifts

The lift car dimensions are sufficient for a wheelchair user and their companion.
The lift doors open to a minimum width of 800mm.
The outer lift controls are at an accessible height.
The inner lift controls are at an accessible height.
The lift has audible announcements.
There is a visual display indicating level information.
The alarm button is fitted with a visual acknowledgement that the alarm bell has sounded.
The lift does not have a separate entrance and exit door.
There are handrails within the lift.
There are two identical lifts of this type available.

Large Passenger Lifts

From 9th Floor
The lift car dimensions are sufficient for a wheelchair user and their companion.
The lift doors open to a minimum width of 800mm.
The outer lift controls are at an accessible height.
The inner lift controls are at an accessible height.
The lift has audible announcements.
There is a visual display indicating level information.
The alarm button is fitted with a visual acknowledgement that the alarm bell has sounded.
The lift does not have a separate entrance and exit door.
There are handrails within the lift.
There are two identical lifts available.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Lobby

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 860mm.
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 1105mm.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Toilets

The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
Please note that the available space within this toilet is extremely restricted.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

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