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Princess of Wales Hospital Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room

Lynn Road, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1DN

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request and different languages on request.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • There is a wheelchair to borrow to aid transferring around the building.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • Home visits services are not available.

Parking (Front)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the front of the site.
    • 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 8 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 602cm x 351cm (19ft 9in x 11ft 6in).
    • There is 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.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and concrete tiles.
    • There is some tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.

Bus Stop(s) and Drop-off Point(s)

  • Bus Stop(s) View
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • The bus stop is located at the front of the hospital site next to the main car park.
    • The bus stop is sheltered with fixed seating. There is no space for wheelchairs under the shelter.
    • The route from the bus stop to the main entrance is 27m. There are two road crossings with tactile paving.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are clearly marked onsite drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off point is located directly outside the main entrance.

Getting To (Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room)

  • Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room is/are located on the main corridor on the ground floor of the Princess of Wales Hospital.
  • Access to Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room is via the Transport Entrance.
  • Enter via the Transport Entrance and turn left. The Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room is located on the left on the main corridor.
  • There is step free access to Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room.
  • Children's & Young Peoples Health Services - Health Education Room is approximately 22m from the Transport Entrance.
  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is some flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.

Outside Access (Transport Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the Main Entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 161cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 161cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and in between the first and second set of entrance doors.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not 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.

Opening Times

  • Access is by appointment only.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Health Education)

  • There is / are 1 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Health Visitors Room.
  • 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 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is not a bed / couch.
  • 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.
  • A hoist is not available.
  • 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) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the main hospital corridor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest standard toilets are located on the main hospital corridor.

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