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Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 5BW

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Getting To The Hospital (Warwick Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Warwick Hospital is located on Lakin Road near the town centre.

      If coming from the north use the A46 Warwick Bypass and exit onto the A429 Coventry Road for Warwick and carry on until you reach the junction with Lakin Road on the right and turn back onto Lakin Road and follow until you come to the hospital on the left.

      If coming from the south use the A425 and follow until it joins the A429 / Coventry Road and then take Coventry Road northwards until you reach the junction with Lakin Road, turn onto Lakin Road and you will see the hospital on your left.

      The post code to use in the sat-nav is CV34 5BW.
    • There are 2 main open air car parks at the hospital.

      Car park A is on site and gives quick access to the main hospital entrance as well as the outpatients department and accident and emergency department.
      Car park A has ample Blue Badge parking but can become extremely busy.

      Car park B is on the opposite side of the road to the main hospital building and has limited parking for Blue Badge users.
      Access to the main hospital site is via a pedestrian crossing on Lakin Road.
  • By Bus View
    • There are 2 bus stops near to the entrance to car park A on Lakin road.
      The services which stop here are numbers 60 and X17.
      These services are run by Stagecoach bus service.
    • There is not an onsite bus stop.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Warwick and is located on Coventry Road.
      Warwick Station is approximately 0.3 miles from the hospital.
      There are several Bus and taxi services which run from the station.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance (Warwick Hospital)

  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located just inside the management services entrance on Lakin Road.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01926 600 054.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is [email protected]
  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Volunteers can be found at the two help desks in the hospital, one at the main entrance and one in the outpatient's corridor.

Hospital Parking (Mortuary Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located to the left of the Mortuary Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 350cm x 500cm.
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Mortuary entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are dropped kerbs, slopes and uneven surfaces between the Mortuary car park and the Mortuary entrance.

Hospital Parking (Car Park A)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located off Lakin Road, opposite the main hospital entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 325cm x 500cm (10ft 8in x 16ft 5in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located to the left of the main hospital entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 30 minutes only.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • Payment machines are located outside the entrance to the accident and emergency department.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main hospital entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The car park has a ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system installed.
    • The payment touch screens are set at 140cm from ground level.
    • Access to the Outpatients and Accident and Emergency Entrances is via a long ramp or steps from the car park.

Hospital Parking (Car Park B)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located on Lakin Road opposite the main hospital building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 335cm x 580cm (10ft 12in x 19ft).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 30 minutes only.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Comments View
    • Car Park B is on the opposite side of Lakin Road to the main hospital building and the majority of services.
    • The payment touch screens are set at 140cm from ground level.
    • The car park has a ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system installed.
    • In order to access the main hospital building, a pedestrian crossing can be found on Lakin Road.

Outside Access (Mortuary)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Lakin Road opposite car park B.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • 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 directly at the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Department / Service (Mortuary)

  • Department / Service Access View
    • The Mortuary is located off Lakin Road opposite car park B.
    • There is level access throughout the department/service.
    • There is 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 varied.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; a waiting room/area and standard toilet facilities.
    • A hearing assistance system is not available in the department/service.
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located in the main hospital building.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Opening Times (Mortuary)

  • Access is by appointment only.

Waiting Room / Area

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 3m from the Mortuary entrance.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs with armrests are available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the waiting room / area.
  • There is not a television.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • A water dispenser is not available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are low to moderate.

Family Room (Viewing Room)

  • The family room is located at the rear of the mortuary.
  • There is step-free access to the family room.
  • The family room is not clearly signed.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
  • 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 family room.
  • There are chairs with armrests on both sides.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a refreshment counter.
  • There is not a water dispenser available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are adjustable.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located to the right as you enter the Mortuary entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 2m from the Mortuary entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 85cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

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