Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Seminar Room.
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  • Seminar Room.
  • Internal Door.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Seminar Room Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Accessible WC.
  • Surfaces.
  • Seminar Room Corridor.

Internal Door

There is a single door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is not at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 770mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
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.

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.

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.

Seminar Room Corridor

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 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 1076mm wide by 1980mm depth.
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 positioned correctly.
The light switch or pull cord is easy to reach and operate.
There are slip-resistant floors throughout.
Surfaces and fixtures provide effective visual contrast.
This toilet has limited space. There are alternative facilities elsewhere on this floor.

General Area

The minimum clear width is 1110mm.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

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.

Seminar Room Corridor


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