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Community House A

Alison Gingell Building, Coventry University, Whitefriars Street, Coventry, CV1 2DS

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COVID-19 Information (Coventry University)

Location of Room(s)


  • This is one of two purpose built simulation houses, which are used to create a number of teaching scenarios. These include emergency situations for paramedics, Forensic Science investigations, assessing home settings and Care Services helping patients in their own homes.
  • The ground floor of the house is located on the first floor of the Alison Gingell Building, and is accessed by a medium step and a light door, 76cm wide, that opens inwards (photographs 1 and 2).
  • There is an entrance to the first floor of the house on the second floor of the building. This has level access and a sliding door, 75 cm wide (photographs 3 and 4).
  • The internal doors in the house are between 76 - 86cm wide.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • The stairs are located in the centre of the house.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs can be overcome using the lift in the Alison Gingell Building and the entrances off the first and second floors.