Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Fourth Floor Lift Lobby.
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  • Fourth Floor Lift Lobby.
  • Circulation.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Fourth Floor Lobby.
  • Circulation.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Small Passenger Lifts.
  • Lift Interior.
  • Passenger Lift.
  • Lift Interior.
  • Surfaces.
  • Seating.
  • Lighting.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

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 840mm.
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 1130mm.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Fourth Floor Lobby

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the 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 one of the doors is 840mm. Please note the other door can be opened if needed.
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 1110mm.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

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.

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.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no 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.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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