Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Charlton Ward.
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  • Charlton Ward.
  • Charlton Ward Internal Doors.
  • Ward Link Internal Doors.
  • Anaesthetics Pre Assessment Clinic.
  • Internal Door.
  • Reception Desk.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

Charlton Ward 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 810mm.
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 1170mm.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Ward Link Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens both in and out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 810mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Anaesthetics Pre Assessment Clinic

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 865mm.
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 not within reach of all users.
Handles may be high for some visitors at a height of 1135mm.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Reception Desk

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 725mm.
The width of the lowered counter section is adequate.
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.

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.

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