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Women's Unit Reception B

Scarborough Hospital, Woodlands Drive, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6QL

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Getting To The Hospital (Scarborough Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Scarborough Hospital is located on Woodlands Drive in Scarborough. The post code for the Sat-Nav is YO12 6QL. Access to the hospital from either the north or south is via the A171 Scalby Road. Coming from the east on the A64 turn right at the roundabout onto Scalby Road. Procced northwards for around a mile and the entrance to the hospital is located on the left off Woodlands Drive. If coming from the west on the A170 turn left at the roundabout on to Scalby Road and follow this road for around a mile. The entrance to the hospital site is located on the left off Woodlands Drive.
    • There is a large Patient and visitor car park at the hospital located off Woodlands drive to the right of the main hospital entrance. The car park operates on a barrier/pay on exit system and payments can be made by cash or card. Current car parking charges are: 0-1 hrs £1.50 1-2 hrs £2.60 2-3 hrs £3.60 3-4 hrs £4.60 4-5 hrs £5.60 5 hrs+ £6.00 There is also a small drop off zone and car park with a limited number of Blue Badge Bays available which can be accessed vis Scalby Road. Blue Badge parking is free of charge within the Blue Badge parking areas.
  • By Bus View
    • The hospital also has its own East Yorkshire Motor Services bus service (Number 10), which operates Monday to Saturday a link for this service is below.
    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • There is an on-site bus stop to the left of the Main Hospital Entrance next to the Blue Badge Parking and drop-off area.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Scarborough. The Train station is approximately 1.7 miles from the hospital. There is a bus service which runs from the station to the hospital, it is route 10 which runs from Bus Stop S outside the Train station. There are also taxi services which run from outside the train station entrance.
  • Useful Links View
  • Comments View
    • Scarborough Train Station web site.
    • https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/SCA/details.aspx.

Getting Help and Assistance (Scarborough Hospital)

  • There is not a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located York Hospital.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01904 726 262.
  • 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 Main Hospital Entrance.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request, voice recognition CD on request and audio on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.
  • 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.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.

Hospital Parking (Accessible 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 in front of the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
    • 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 25 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 480cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is 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 a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located directly outside the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Main Hospital Entrance in the South Wing.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is free on site for all Blue Badge Holders as long as a Blue Badge is displayed in the windscreen.
    • Tickets can be validated at the main Outpatients Reception on the ground floor / Level 1 of the South Wing.
    • There is a hatched zone to the side of each Blue Badge Bay.

Hospital Parking (Visitors Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located to the left of 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 does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • 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.
    • Payment machines are located at the front of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • 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
    • There is a long steep slope from the visitors car park to the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • There is a road to cross to get from the visitors car park to the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • There are dropped curbs at the crossing with tactile pavement on each side of the road.

Getting To (Women's Unit Reception B)

  • Women's Unit Reception B is/are located on level 3 of the South Wing.
  • Access to Women's Unit Reception B is via the Main Hospital Entrance.
  • Enter via the Main Hospital Entrance and continue past the reception desk. Go through the double doors to lifts 1 and 2. Take the lift to level 3. Exit the lift turn left and continue along the corridor. The entrance to the Women's Unit Reception B is located on the left.
  • There is step free access, via lift, to Women's Unit Reception B.
  • Women's Unit Reception B is approximately 12m from the lifts 1 and 2.
  • There is a/are manual, double door(s) which may be difficult to open between the Main Hospital Entrance and the department/service.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Dementia friendly 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.

Outside Access (Main Hospital Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the South Wing building.
    • 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 not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • 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 in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is open between 05.00 and 22.00.
    • There is a hand wash station located on the right as you enter the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • The sink at the wash station is set at 80cm from the floor.
    • The soap dispenser at the wash station is set at 128cm from the floor.
    • The towel dispenser at the wash station is set at 127cm from the floor.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is open between 05.00 and 22.00.
    • There is a hand wash station located on the right as you enter the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • The sink at the wash station is set at 80cm from the floor.
    • The soap dispenser at the wash station is set at 128cm from the floor.
    • The towel dispenser at the wash station is set at 127cm from the floor.

Other Floors (Main Hospital Entrance corridor)

  • Stairs View
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are 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 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 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 provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Lift (South Wing Lifts 1 and 2)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the main South Wing corridor.
  • Signs indicating the location of this lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Main Hospital 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 0, 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 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 280cm (4ft 11in x 9ft 2in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not 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 a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.

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 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Entrance (Women's Unit Reception B)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 3 of the South Wing.
    • The entrance area/door is 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 a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a door release button when exiting.
    • The height of the door release button is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located directly ahead as you enter the department.
    • The reception point is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Women's Unit Reception B entrance.
    • 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 low (76cm or lower).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not provided in the reception area.
  • 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 vinyl/laminate.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.
    • There is bench seating and single seats with armrests.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • The waiting room / area does have background music playing.
    • There is 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 good.

Department / Service

  • Department / Service Access View
    • Women's Unit Reception B is located on level 3 of the South Wing.
    • 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 play background music.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Department / Service Facilities View
    • This department/service has; a main reception, a waiting room/area, consultation rooms, ambulant toilet facilities and standard toilet facilities.
    • There are 4 consultation/treatment rooms in this department/service.
    • A hearing assistance system is not available in the department/service.
    • A mobile hoist is available from another department/service.
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within the department/service.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located by the Main Hospital Entrance.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within this department/service.

Consultation / Treatment Room (Consulting Room)

  • There is / are 4 consultation / treatment room(s) available.
  • The name / number of the room surveyed was; Consulting Room 3.
  • 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 with a locked extension leaf.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is a bed / couch.
  • The bed / couch is adjustable.
  • A hoist can be brought in from another department.
  • There is sufficient space next to the bed/couch for a mobile hoist to operate.
  • There is a chair.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The chair(s) is not/are not adjustable.
  • There are no chairs with armrests available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • The room does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Consulting Room 3)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located within Consulting Room 3.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m from the Women's Unit Reception B 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 available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the left as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Department Corridor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the department Corridor.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 30m from the Women's Unit Reception B entrance.
    • There is pictorial and 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 lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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