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First Aid Area

New College Lanarkshire, Main Building, Motherwell Campus, Motherwell College, 1 Enterprise Way, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1 2TX

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Medical and First Aid help.
  • Comments View
    • Pedestrian access to the campus from Robberhall Way is via steps that can be overcome via a moderate ramp.
    • The First Aid area is located on the ground floor of the building.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Motherwell.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Motherwell.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located To the rear of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 315cm x 475cm (10ft 4in x 15ft 7in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 96m (104yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • The patron does not 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 outside the nursery entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The campus has 2 separate car parks available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 172cm (5ft 8in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • Revolving doors are also available.

Outside Access (First Aid Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located to the left of and within the first aid area.
  • The accessible changing room is 1m (3ft 3in) from the First Aid Area.
  • The accessible changing room is 33m (36yd 3in) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 245cm x 440cm (8ft x 14ft 5in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower, handrails, a changing table and a manual hoist.
  • Other facilities available are a bidet.
  • There is level access to the changing room.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located within the changing places room next to the First Aid Centre.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 245cm x 440cm (8ft x 14ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in the foyer area of the main building.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Comments View
    • Documents can be requested in an audio format.
    • Documents can be requested in an electronic format.