Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Outpatients Lift and Stair Lobby
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  • Outpatients Lift and Stair Lobby
  • Accessible WC
  • Baby Change
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
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Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for left-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.

Internal Doors

The doors are manual.
There is a pull handle.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.
The pull 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.

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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