Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Coronary Care Unit
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  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Reception
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
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Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Internal Doors

The doors are automatic.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.
The doors are operated by a hand sensor on the wall which is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

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.

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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