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Holmescarr SMILE

Holmescarr Enterprise Centre, Grange Lane, Rossington, Doncaster, DN11 0PL

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in February 2022.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is a hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are hand held.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser is 75cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • Toilets are available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Smile Centres (Supportive Modern Intergenerational Life Experiences) aim to allow individuals who use the service to reach their full potential and achieve their own personal goals.
    • This is a high support unit that provides a safe environment offering personal care and medication.
    • They use rooms 4, 8 and 9 within the Holmescarr Enterprise Centre.
    • There is no direct access to the venue from Holmescarr Enterprise Centre.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the Holmescarr Enterprise Centre, in front of the SMILE area 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 450cm (11ft 6in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) 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 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the left of the entrance.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 140cm.
    • There is a bell to the left of the gate, at a height of 135cm (photograph 4).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main 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 82cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 82cm (2ft 8in).

Inside Access

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

Changing Places (Left Transfer)

  • The facility is located to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The facility is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The facility is not in addition to standard and accessible toilets.
  • The facility is not located close to other managed facilities (e.g. reception or service counter).
  • There is level access to the facility.
  • The facility surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
  • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
  • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
  • You do not need a key for the facility.
  • There is not a sign at the entrance to the Changing Places facility indicating the location of the nearest toilets and baby changing facilities.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The door is easy to open.
  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
  • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • The width of the door is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the facility are 327cm x 266cm.
  • The ceiling height is at a minimum of 2.4m.
  • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
  • The facility has a non-slip floor.
  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • The facility toilet is corner.
  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 240cm (7ft 10in).
  • Dropdown rails are provided.
  • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
  • There are no vertical grab rails for the toilet.
  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • There is a lever flush.
  • There is a toilet roll holder.
  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 63cm.
  • The toilet has a lid obstructing the back rest/cistern/wall.
  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
  • There is not an emergency alarm for the toilet.
  • The facility changing bench is free standing.
  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
  • The length of the facility changing bench is 190cm (6ft 3in).
  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • There is not a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
  • A privacy screen is not available.
  • The type of wash basin is fixed.
  • The height of the wash basin is 73cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
  • There is a soap dispenser.
  • The soap dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
  • The height of the soap dispenser is 130cm.
  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
  • There is not a hand dryer.
  • There is a towel dispenser.
  • The towel dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
  • The height of the towel dispenser is 117cm.
  • There is a mirror.
  • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
  • There is not an emergency alarm for the facility.
  • There is not a coat hook.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There are two sinks available (photograph 7).
    • The highest sink is 82cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a facility located within the Holmescarr Enterprise Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the car park area of the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.