Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


Mildred Creak Unit
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  • Mildred Creak Unit
  • Internal Doors
  • Intercom
  • Circulation
  • Passenger Lift
  • Lift Interior
  • Frontage Building Stairs
  • Handrail
Access to the psychiatric in-patient ward is via the lift and stairs from the psychology unit. All visitors will be accompanied by staff members.

Internal Doors

There is a single door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 844mm.
There is not adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Intercom

The intercom would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to its height.
There is no induction loop available.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

Passenger Lift

From 1st Floor
To 3rd Floor
The lift car dimensions are sufficient for a wheelchair user and their companion.
The lift doors open to a minimum width of 800mm.
The outer lift controls are at an accessible height.
The inner lift controls are at an accessible height.
The lift does not have audible announcements.
There is a visual display indicating level information.
The alarm button is fitted with a visual acknowledgement that the alarm bell has sounded.
The lift does not have a separate entrance and exit door.
There are handrails within the lift.
The lift does not have a dual height handrail.

Frontage Building Stairs

From 1st Floor
To 3rd Floor
There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
Double height handrails are provided.
The handrails are of the correct specification.
There is a visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

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