Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Cygnet Wing Reception Lobby
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  • Cygnet Wing Reception Lobby
  • Circulation
  • Doors to Cygnet Wing Reception
  • Lighting
  • Reception
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Telephones
  • Toilets
  • Baby Change
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Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Doors to Cygnet Wing Reception

The doors are automatic.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.

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
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.

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.

Telephones

The telephone can be used by both standing users and wheelchair users.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
There is a larger cubicle provided that may be suitable for ambulant disabled people.
There are handrails provided at both sides of the WC pan.

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 toilet.

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