Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details


Higher Kingston
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail

Toilet Lobby.
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  • Toilet Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Assistance Alarm.
  • Male Toilets.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for left-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 is large enough to allow manoeuvring into position for frontal, lateral, angled and backward transfer.
The door is light enough to open easily.
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.

Male 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.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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