Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Kingston Wing.
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  • Kingston Wing.
  • Kingston Ward Internal Doors.
  • Waiting Area.
  • Circulation.
  • Kingston Wing Reception
  • Seating.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Kingston Ward Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
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.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

Waiting Area

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Kingston Wing 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.
The counter has a knee recess.
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.

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.

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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