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Prayer and Quiet Room - Main Building

Newham University Hospital, Glen Road, Plaistow, London, E13 8SL

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Department / Service (Prayer and Quiet Room - Main Building)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • The Prayer and Quiet Room - Main Building is located on first floor, in Zone 12.
    • There is a/are door(s) leading into the department/service.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is a door release button when exiting.
    • There is level access throughout the department/service.
    • Staff can provide assistance with using any manual doors within the department/service.
    • There is no clear signage on the department/service.
    • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
    • There is some flooring in the department/service which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The department/service does not play background music.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • A hearing assistance system is not available in the department/service.
    • A mobile hoist is not available on the department/service.
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor of the hospital.
    • There are not standard toilet facilities within this department/service.
    • Standard toilet facilities are located on the ground floor of the hospital.

Opening Times (Prayer and Quiet Room - Main Building)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Place of Worship / Prayer Room (Prayer and Quiet Room)

  • The place of worship/room is located on first floor, in Zone 12.
  • There is step-free access to the place of worship/room.
  • The place of worship/room is clearly signed.
  • There is a list of service times at the entrance.
  • The type of flooring in the place of worship/room is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the place of worship/room.
  • There are chairs without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is not a speaker system in the room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are low to moderate.

Washroom (Ablution)

  • Washroom Details View
    • The washroom surveyed has a wash basin.
    • There is/are 1 washroom(s) of this type in the service.
    • The washroom surveyed is located to the right as you enter the Prayer and Quiet Room.
    • The washroom surveyed is approximately 3m from the Prayer and Quiet Room - Main Building entrance.
    • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the service.
    • This washroom is shared.
    • There is written or text signage on or near the washroom door.
    • The washroom door(s) open(s) inwards.
    • The door(s) does not/do not have a lock.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 68cm (2ft 3in).
    • The dimensions of the washroom are 100cm x 183cm (3ft 3in x 6ft).
    • The washroom does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.
    • There is not a coat hook in the washroom.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The height of the wash basin is 44cm.
    • There are no wall-mounted grab rails for the wash basin.
    • The tap type is push. It is not a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 138cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 135cm.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • The washroom has a non-slip floor.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external washroom door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal washroom door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is good.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.