Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Bone Densitometry and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
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  • Bone Densitometry and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Bone Densitometry Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • 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 800mm.
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.

Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is adequate.
There is sufficient space available outside of the toilet compartment to manoeuvre and open the door.
The compartment measures less than 1500mm by 2200mm. This may not be large enough to allow some wheelchair users to manoeuvre into position for frontal, lateral, angled and backward transfer.
The cubicle measures 1600mm wide by 2020mm depth.
Some visitors may find the door pressures too heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures. Should you require assistance please speak to a member of staff.
The hand-washing, drying facilities and toilet paper are within easy reach of someone seated on WC.
The hand rinse basin is at an accessible height.
The taps are accessible and easy to use.
The toilet flush is accessible and easy to use.
The water temperatures are limited, and are at a safe temperature.
The overall provision and positioning of sanitaryware and accessories is suitable.
There are grab rails provided.
The grab rails are not positioned correctly.
The light switch or pull cord is easy to reach and operate.
There is an assistance alarm.
There are slip-resistant floors throughout.
Surfaces and fixtures provide effective visual contrast.

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.

Bone Densitometry 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 800mm.
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.

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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