Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


GSTS Pathology
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  • GSTS Pathology
  • Accessible WC
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Specimen Reception
  • Surfaces
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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.

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.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.

Signage

The signs are at an appropriate height.
The signboard surface does not minimise glare and reflection.

Specimen 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.

Surfaces

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

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