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Le Vauquiedor Entrance

Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Rue Mignot, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8TW

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Introduction

  • Le Vauquiedor Entrance is located at the side of the main building and gives access to level 1 of the main building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the main building at other times is via the main entrance only.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 540cm (11ft 10in x 17ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located immediately outside the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Le Vauquiedor Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the main building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 172cm (5ft 8in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 178cm (5ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate slope on the approach to the entrance.
    • This can be overcome by dropping off outside the entrance.
    • Manual wheelchairs are available to transfer patients.

Reception (Reception and Health Information Exchange)

  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Route finding signage is available.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the corridor off the rear of the foyer.
  • The lift is 35m (38yd 10in) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 178cm x 278cm (5ft 10in x 9ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the rear of the foyer, to the left of the shop.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 215cm (7ft 10in x 7ft 1in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located off the rear of the foyer, to the left of the shop.
    • The female and male toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The unisex toilets are located off the rear of the foyer, to the left of the shop.
    • Unisex toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Le Vauquiedor Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the unisex toilet cubicle.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in different languages.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is not a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.