Ward R2

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ

01223 274 750 / 01223 245 151

contactcentre@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

www.cuh.org.uk/addenbrookes-hospital

Guide Last Updated: 11/07/2017

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Access Guide

  • Cambridge University Hospitals are well sign posted from most parts of Cambridge. If you are driving from outside Cambridge, there is easy access to the campus via Addenbrooke's Road, signed from Junction 11 on the M11. Use of this road is restricted to those with legitimate business on campus. The post code for a Sat Nav is CB2 0QQ. Cambridge University Hospitals have direct links with most of the Cambridgeshire Park and Ride sites. This is a good option for those travelling by car and if your visit is going to last more than two hours.

  • Cambridge University Hospitals has 2 main car parks for patients and visitors. Car park 1 has 750 patient and visitors spaces including 63 disabled spaces. Car park 2 has 600 patient and visitors space including 63 disabled spaces. All car parks are barrier operated on the entrances and exits. Parking is ‘Pay on Foot’. Pay on foot means you pay when you are ready to leave, not in advance, you pay for the actual time parked. For Outpatients appointments Clinics 1-19, please park in car park 1. For the emergency department there are 5 reserved 30 minute dropping and collecting bays outside the entrance, then park in car park 1. For Addenbrooke's Treatment Centre (ATC) clinics 30 to 33 and Day Surgery, please park in car park 2. For Rosie Hospital and clinics 20-24 please park in car park 2. For Blue Badge holders designated spaces are found across the campus and within car parks 1 & 2. Visitors parking is located in either car park 1 or 2.

  • Nearly 60 buses an hour serve Addenbrooke's Hospital on weekdays from both within the City of Cambridge and beyond. The site is also well served at weekends, though buses are less frequent outside of working hours. The hospital has its own bus station at the Hills Road entrance to the site. The majority of buses pick up and drop off here.

  • Cambridge Railway Station is well served by trains from a wide area and is about two miles from Cambridge University Hospitals. There are good options to get to Cambridge University Hospitals from the station. To get a bus turn left out of the station and bus stops for the campus are about 100m on the left. There are frequent buses and you can take a Guided Bus, a Green Park & Ride bus or a regular bus to Addenbrooke's. Tickets can be bought on the bus. If you buy a PlusBus train ticket this will also cover your bus travel to and from Campus and is a good deal. You can walk or cycle to Cambridge University Hospitals either by following the path besides the Guided Busway or along Hills Road.

  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.

  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located off the corridor, to the left as you enter.

  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01223 216 756.

  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is pals@addenbrookes.nhs.uk.

  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.

  • Volunteers can be found at the main reception.

  • Volunteers do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Hospital staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Hospital staff receive deaf awareness training.

  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request and different languages on request.

  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.

  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

  • 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 the main reception of each building.

  • Mobility aids are located at all major entrances.

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  • Please note that the street level floor of all the hospitals are called 'Level 2'.

  • 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.

  • 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 clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 14 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 342cm x 456cm (11ft 3in x 14ft 12in).

  • 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.

  • There is a designated drop-off point.

  • The drop-off point is located directly in front of the Main Hospital Entrance.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • 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.

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  • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.

  • The car park is located at the front of the hospital site on Main Drive.

  • The car park type is multi storey.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park does have a barrier control system.

  • Controls at the barrier are within the range of 100cm to 110cm.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a/are clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 64 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 323cm x 436cm (10ft 7in x 14ft 4in).

  • 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.

  • There is not a designated drop-off point.

  • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.

  • Payment signs are provided.

  • Payment signs are clearly presented.

  • Payment signs are located at the payment machines in the car park.

  • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.

  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.

  • Payment machines are located on level 1 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).

  • 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.

  • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is clearly signposted.

  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the car park payment machines.

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  • Ward R2 is/are located on level 2 of R Block.

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).

  • Access to Ward R2 is via the Main Hospital Entrance.

  • Enter via the Main Hospital Entrance and turn right onto the main concourse. Turn left and go towards the main ward lifts. Turn right into the lift lobby and continue ahead. Take the corridor situated between Ward C2 and Ward D2. At the end of the corridor turn left and then right. Ward R2 is located at the end of the corridor on the left.

  • There is step free access to Ward R2.

  • Ward R2 is approximately 200m from the Main Hospital Entrance.

  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the Main Hospital Entrance and the department/service.

  • Wayfinding signage is provided.

  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

  • There is flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Main Drive.

  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.

  • There is step free 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.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (by revolving).

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The width of the door opening is 231cm.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

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  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.

  • There is step free 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) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 86cm.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

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  • This is a/an Stroke ward.

  • This is a shared ward.

  • There is/are 3 bay(s) available.

  • There is/are 2 side room(s) available.

  • There is/are 15 bed(s) on this ward in total.

  • There is a/are door(s) leading into the ward.

  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is/are double width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 166cm (5ft 5in).

  • There is not an intercom/bell at/near this ward entrance which is in a suitable position for people who require access or assistance (between 95cm - 105cm).

  • The hand sanitiser is not in a suitable position for wheelchair users.

  • There is level access throughout the ward.

  • There is clear signage on the ward.

  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.

  • There is flooring on the ward which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The height of the ward reception desk is 111cm.

  • There is a lowered section.

  • The height of the lowered section of the desk is 75cm.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system available at the desk.

  • A hearing assistance system is not available on the ward.

  • The ward does not play background music.

  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.

  • A mobile hoist is available on the ward.

  • There is an accessible washroom with a wheel in shower for patients on the ward.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities for patients on the ward.

  • There are washrooms suitable for ambulant disabled patients available on the ward.

  • Toilets suitable for ambulant disabled patients are available on the ward.

  • There are no accessible toilet facilities on the ward for visitors.

  • Accessible toilet facilities for visitors are located outside the rear entrance of the Lewin Rehabilitation Unit.

  • There are no standard toilet facilities on the ward for visitors.

  • Standard toilet facilities for visitors are located outside the rear entrance of the Lewin Rehabilitation Unit.

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  • The washroom surveyed has a wheel in shower, a toilet and a wash basin.

  • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the ward.

  • This is a male washroom.

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

  • The washroom door(s) open(s) outwards.

  • The door(s) is/are locked by a locking handle.

  • The door(s) is/are light to open.

  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the washroom are 271cm x 272cm (8ft 11in x 8ft 11in).

  • The washroom does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.

  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.

  • There is not a coat hook in the washroom.

  • There is a mirror.

  • There is not a tall mirror, with suitable specifications, for ease of use.

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the wash basin is 72cm.

  • As you face the wash basin the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • The tap type is lever. It is a mixer tap.

  • There is a soap dispenser.

  • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 93cm.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 125cm.

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • The washroom has a non-slip floor.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • The cistern is not close coupled and no padded back rest is provided.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 202cm.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

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

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 104cm.

  • There is not a colostomy changing shelf for standing users next to the toilet.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head is height adjustable.

  • The shower control type is twist/turn.

  • There is a flip down/tip up seat for the shower.

  • The height of the flip down/tip up or fixed seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There are wall-mounted grab rails available.

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

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

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

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • The washroom surveyed has a wheel in shower.

  • There is/are 1 washroom(s) of this type in the ward.

  • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the ward.

  • This is a male washroom.

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

  • The washroom door(s) open(s) inwards.

  • The door(s) is/are locked by a twist lock.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy to open.

  • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the washroom are 200cm x 260cm (6ft 7in x 8ft 6in).

  • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s) 146cm from the floor.

  • There is not a mirror.

  • There is not a wash basin.

  • There is not a soap dispenser.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • Disposal facilities are not available.

  • The washroom has a non-slip floor.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head is height adjustable.

  • The shower control type is twist/turn.

  • There is a flip down/tip up seat for the shower.

  • The height of the flip down/tip up or fixed seat is 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There are wall-mounted grab rails available.

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

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

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

  • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • An ambulant toilet with wall mounted grab rails is not available.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter the ward.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Ward R2 entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • An ambulant toilet with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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