Adelaide Street Surgery

118 Adelaide Street, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 4LN

01253 620 725

www.adelaidestreetfp.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 01/10/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Pharmisense Pharmacy.

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • On the last Wednesday of the month the surgery closes at 1pm.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Blackpool North.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located in Adelaide Street.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The standard parking bay is marked widthway only.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.

  • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The height of the intercom is 145cm (4ft 9in).

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.

  • The width of the door opening is 109cm.

  • 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) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 75cm.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the entrance.

  • 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.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is/are 2 step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are 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 not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

  • There is a repeat prescription box in between the first and second door.

  • This box is 100cm high.

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  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is a touch screen.

  • The touch screen is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

  • The height of the touch screen is 140cm.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the reception and waiting room area.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There are no chairs with armrests in the waiting room area.

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  • The pharmacy is located to the left of reception.

  • The pharmacy is approximately 6m from the main entrance.

  • The height of the pharmacy counter is 89cm.

  • There are chairs without armchairs in this area.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are further surgeries and treatment rooms.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located opposite reception.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 190cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 3in).

  • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • 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 female sanitary disposal units.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.

  • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • At the time of survey it was not possible to photograph the facility.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service cannot be requested.

  • Home visits / services are available.