Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Preoperative Assessment Clinic.
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  • Preoperative Assessment Clinic.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Door Release Button.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Waiting Room.
  • Waiting Room Internal Door.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The threshold is level.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
There is a door release button to the left of the doors on the wall.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Waiting Room

Waiting Room Internal Door

There is a single door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 810mm.
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.
Please be aware that the doors and side panels do not have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no armrests.
Some customers may not find the seating suitable as the seats are all at the same height.
There is not enough space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion without having some of the chairs removed. Please ask a member of staff for assistance.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

The minimum clear width is 1055mm.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

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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