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Clinical Skills Suite

T Block, Kedleston Road Site, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB

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Introduction

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 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Derby.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Derby.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The Clinical Skills Suite is located on the ground floor of T Block, on the Kedleston Road Campus.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Comments View
    • There are separate car parks for staff, students and visitors located on the Kedleston Road Campus.
    • Please see the separate guides on the car parks for details.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change (Main Entrance)

Outside Access (Clinical Skills Suite and Park Medical Practice)

Level Change (Clinical Skills Suite and Park Medical Practice)

Entrance (Atrium Level 2)

Level Change (Ground Floor)

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The reception desk is located directly to the right as you enter the main entrance.
    • There is seating in a waiting room opposite the reception.
    • The seating has some seats with two armrests.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Clinical Skills Room

  • The Clinical Skills Room consists of 2 adjoining rooms.
  • Both rooms are recreations of a ward.
  • The height of the worktops is 89cm.
  • There are height adjustable couches/beds.
  • There is seating.
  • The seats have armrests.
  • There is a sink.
  • The height of the sink is 89cm.
  • The taps are lever mixer.
  • There are floor level and wall mounted cupboards.
  • The height of the handles on the floor level cupboards is 60cm.
  • The height of the drawer handles is 80cm.
  • The height of the handles on the wall mounted cupboards is 155cm.

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located at the rear of the waiting room.
    • The facility is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 375cm x 327cm (12ft 4in x 10ft 9in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers the changing bench.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by loop.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 162cm (5ft 4in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
    • Accessible shower facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a clos-o-mat toilet within this facility.

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 approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the waiting area.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • This toilet is signed as a male toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 222cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • 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 available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • 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 49cm (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 height of the towel dispenser is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • 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).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Changing Room (Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located in the main corridor to the rear of the waiting area.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar male standard changing room on the same corridor.
    • The male standard changing room is 26m from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.

Standard Shower (Female)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the standard female changing room.
  • Comments View
    • The shower is accessed by 1 deep step.
    • The shower has touch controls.
    • The shower head is adjustable/removable.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the standard female changing room.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the standard male changing room.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the Clinical Skills and Park Medical Practice entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional standard and accessible toilets available in T Block. Please see the separate guide for T Block for more information.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do receive deaf awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.