Electroconvulsive Therapy - Berrywood Hospital

Berrywood Hospital, Berrywood Drive, Duston, Northamptonshire NN5 6UD

01604 682 682

pals@nhft.nhs.uk

www.nhft.nhs.uk

Guide Last Updated: 02/03/2018

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Access Guide

  • The Electroconvulsive Therapy Unit is located to the left as you enter from the main entrance of the Berrywood Hospital.

  • Hospital staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request and different languages on request.

  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.

  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Northampton.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located in the front of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 490cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 1in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 56m (61yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • 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 car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main entrance.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Route finding signage is not available.

  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • There is a waiting room / area.

  • The waiting room / area is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.

  • There are doors into the waiting room / area.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

  • The type of flooring is carpet.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Chairs with armrests are not available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Announcements are in person.

  • The room does not have background music playing.

  • Information is available in large print on request.

  • Information in other languages and formats is available on request.

  • There is a television.

  • Subtitles are available.

  • Vending machines are not available.

  • There is not a children's play area.

  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There are 1 consultation/treatment rooms available.

  • The room surveyed was 1.

  • There is level access to the consultation / treatment room.

  • There are doors into the consultation / treatment room.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The type of flooring is vinyl.

  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • There is a bed / couch.

  • The bed / couch is adjustable.

  • There is a chair.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • The chair is not adjustable.

  • There are some chairs with armrests available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • A hoist is available.

  • The hoist is manual.

  • A sling is available.

  • The sling is attached by hook.

  • The room does not have background music playing.

  • A flashing alarm is available on request.

  • A vibrating alarm is not available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the main corridor.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the main entrance.

  • 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 inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The door is heavy.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 205cm (5ft 11in x 6ft 9in).

  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

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

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located to the rear of the main corridor.

  • Unisex toilets are 45m (49yd 8in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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