Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Main Corridor
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  • Main Corridor
  • Main Corridor
  • Accessible WC
  • Baby Change
  • Circulation
  • Enquires Counter
  • Female Toilets
  • Lighting
  • Male Toilets
  • Seating
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Telephones
  • Vending Machines
  • Vending Machines
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Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is adequate.
The door is light enough to open easily.
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.

Enquires Counter

To get to here step free, we suggest you use the following:-
There is a lowered counter section provided.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There is an induction loop available.

Female Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
Please be aware a larger cubicle is not available for ambulant disabled people.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Male Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
A low-level urinal is not provided in the male WC.
Please be aware a larger cubicle is not available for ambulant disabled people.
There are no handrails positioned either side of the urinal for support.

General Information

Staff members are trained and/or qualified to provide communication services such as sign language.
Staff members can speak alternative languages other than English.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Some customers may not find the seating suitable as the seats are all at the same height.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no armrests.

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.

Vending Machines

Wheelchair users can access and turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.

Vending Machines

Wheelchair users can access and turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.

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