Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Diabetes Centre
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  • Diabetes Centre
  • Accessible WC
  • Baby Change
  • Circulation
  • Doors into Chiropody
  • Lighting
  • Reception
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
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Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is adequate.
There are grab rails provided.
There is an assistance alarm.

Baby Change

The baby change facility is low enough for a wheelchair user.
There is no toilet for a small child within the baby change facility.
There is no separate breast feeding area.
The baby change is in the unisex accessible toilet.

Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Doors into Chiropody

The doors are manual.
There is a lever handle.
Please be aware that the opening width of the doorway is 772mm.
The threshold is level.
The lever handle is within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Reception

There is a lowered counter section provided.
There is no induction loop available at the reception desk
Literature is available in large print.
There is literature available in Braille.
Literature is available in an audio format.
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.

Seating

The seats 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.

Signage

The signs are at an appropriate height.
Symbols are used to supplement the text.
The signboard surface does minimise glare and reflection.

Surfaces

The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

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