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Purley Resource Centre Cabin - Care Home Intervention Service

50 Pampisford Road, Purley, CR8 2NE

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Care Home Intervention Team supports patients who have particularly challenging behaviour who are aged 65 years and over with mental health problems and anyone with a diagnosis of dementia living in a residential or nursing home or who attend a day centre.
    • They also provide training and support for care staff to develop their skills and knowledge to improve the quality of care in residential homes.
    • The staff based in this building visit clients in their care home or day centre - clients are not seen here.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Purley.

Parking (Staff and Blue Badge Parking)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is located to the side of the venue, at the end of the driveway.
  • 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 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 310cm x 450cm (10ft 2in x 14ft 9in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 115m (125yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 120m (131yd 8in) from the main 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 uneven surfaces.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is 1 Blue Badge bay in the driveway as it passes the building.
    • The roadway is marked 'loading bay' but there is also a sign on the wall to indicate the Blue Badge parking.
    • The other two Blue Badge bays are in the main car park.
    • The driveway from the building to the car park is steep, as is the path from the driveway to the building.
    • There are standard pay and display parking bays on the main road outside the building.

Outside Access (Cabin Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located facing the car park.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp is 120cm.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step Details View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 7 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access once inside.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off a lobby to the left of the open plan office space.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the cabin entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall mounted grab rails is not available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info Health

  • Disability awareness training is provided for staff.
  • The most commonly produced documents could be provided in other formats.
  • Documents in Braille, large print and different languages format can be requested.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Portable hearing loops cannot be provided on request.
  • Home visits services are available.

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