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Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 - Podiatry & Speech & Language Therapy

Stratford Health Care Centre - Building 1, Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6NX

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Getting To The Hospital (Stratford Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • The Stratford Hospital is located on Arden Lane to the north west of Stratford-upon-Avon.

      If travelling by car, the Sat Nav the post code for the hospital is CV37 6NX.

      From the north, head south west on the A46, at the roundabout take the first exit onto Birmingham Road (A3400).
      Continue through two roundabouts, after approximately 1.2 miles turn right onto Arden Street.
      Continue along Arden Street for a short distance and the entrance to Stratford Hospital is on the right.

      From the south, head north on Shipston Road (A3400), at the roundabout with Trinity Way (A4390) take the first exit onto Seven Meadows Road (A4390).
      After crossing the River Avon at the next roundabout take the third exit and continue along Seven Meadows Road (A4390) to the next roundabout.
      Take the third exit and continue along Evesham Place (A4390), at the junction with Greenhill Street, turn left and then immediately right onto Arden Street and the entrance to Stratford Hospital is on the left.

      From the east, head north west on Banbury Road (A422).
      After crossing the River Avon continue along Bridge Foot (A3400), turn left into Guild Street and after approximately a third of a mile turn left into Arden Street, after a short distance the entrance to Stratford Hospital is on the right.

      From the West, head east on Alcester Road (A46), at the roundabout take the second exit onto Alcester Road (A422) after approximately 1.5 miles turn left onto Arden Street and the entrance to Stratford Hospital is on the left.
    • There is a multi storey car park located at the rear of the Building 1 for visitors.

      Blue badge parking spaces are located on the ground and first floors.

      Charges apply for blue badge holders in this car park.

      The car park uses Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) to charge for parking.
  • By Bus View
    • There are bus stops is on Birmingham Road approximately 400m from the main hospital entrance (Building 1) and Alcester Road approximately 500m from the main hospital entrance (Building 1).

      The following bus services H3, X20, X50 stop on Birmingham Road and bus services 2, 4, 6S, 15, 50, 229, P&R, X18, X19 stop on Alcester Road.

      Service H3 is operated by Hedgehog Community Bus. Services X20, X50, 2, 4, 6S, P&R by Johnson’s Excelbus. Services 15, 50, X18, X19 by Stargecoach. and Service 229 by Diamond North West.
    • There is not an onsite bus stop.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Stratford-upon-Avon approximately 0.5 miles from the Stratford Hospital.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance (Stratford Hospital)

  • There is not a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located Warwick Hospital.
  • 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 on the left as you enter Building 1 via the rear hospital entrance.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: large print on request, Makaton on request and different languages on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located within the hospital grounds.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available on request.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • A mobility scooter charging point is not available at the hospital.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs, walking frames and walking sticks.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Building 1 Help Desk.

Hospital Parking (Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located to the left of the 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) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 260cm x 500cm (8ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is not clearly signposted.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main building entrance.

Public Parking

  • Public Car Park View
    • There is a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
    • The public car park is located on Arden Street.
    • The name of the car park is Arden Street Car Park.

Getting To (Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 - Podiatry & Speech & Language Therapy)

  • Podiatry & Speech & Language Therapy is/are located in the Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1.
  • Access to Podiatry & Speech & Language Therapy is via the Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 - main entrance.
  • Enter via the Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 main entrance and bear right to the lifts, take the lift to the first floor. On exiting the lift, the reception desk is to the right.
  • There is step free access, via lift, to Podiatry & Speech & Language Therapy.
  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the Stratford Health Care Centre Building 1 - main entrance and the department/service.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.

Outside Access

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is 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 dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • 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) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The width of the door opening is 70cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are manual, double doors which may be difficult to open to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor of the building are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the right as you enter via the main entrance.
  • Signs indicating the location of this lift are not clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2, 3.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 108cm x 144cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
    • Handrails are not provided in corridors.
    • Seating is not provided in corridors.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Signage and Wayfinding View
    • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located on the first floor.
    • The reception point is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the low section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
    • There is a 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 good.

Entrance (Entrance to Clinics corridor from the Reception Desk)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the reception desk.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is a door release button when exiting.
    • The height of the door release button is 116cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 116cm.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Podiatry)

  • There is / are 2 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Podiatry Room 2.
  • The consultation / treatment room is approximately 16m from the lift.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is/are adjustable.
  • All chairs have armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Department of Speech and Language Therapy - School Age)

  • There is / are 2 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Department of Speech and Language Therapy - School Age.
  • The consultation / treatment room is approximately 30m from the lift.
  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.
  • Level access is by lift.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the consultation / treatment room.
  • The 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are some chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the waiting area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 92cm (3ft).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 200cm (5ft 5in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 118cm from floor level.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 96cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 150cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 110cm.
    • 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 114cm (3ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand dryer.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • Patients may use the Accessible toilet as a Standard toilet.

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