Ash Tree Lodge (Disabled-friendly accommodation in wales)

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Access Statement

General

      The Lodge is all on one level, no changes in floor height anywhere

      The flooring is laminate throughout with just one rug in the lounge.

      The light switches are generally around 1000mm above floor level, therefore accessible from a seated position

      All the doors are latch handle operated, with the exception of the main entrance door

      Ash Tree lodge has an audible smoke detection system and heat sensor only. If specific requirements are needed in the event of an emergency, please discuss this with us prior to, or on your arrival

      The most reliable mobile-phone networks in this area that we are aware of are Orange and Vodaphone

      Any information supplied by the proprietor of Ash Tree Lodge can be produced in large print if required. Please ask

      There is no public transport service to Ash.Tree Lodge. For information on wheelchair accessible taxi services, please ask

      There are paving slabs leading to non-slip ramped and level decking around the Lodge for easy access and manoeuvrability

Parking

      Parking is available directly outside the Lodge on a gravel surface. There is designated parking for this Lodge

      The parking surface is level

      Lighting outside the Lodge is good

Main Entrance

      he route from the parking area to the main entrance door has ramped to level access directly outside the door

      The door is manually operated with a lever handle. The double door opening is 1140mm, with the single door opening at 575mm

      The doors have full-length glass panels. Care should be taken by visually impaired people when using these doors

Lounge

      Manoeuvrability is reasonable. Furniture is moveable, so can be rearranged to create extra space or integration

      There is seating available with arm rests and back support

      A TV / DVD player is present, wall mounted with the use of remote control and Teletext facilities

      Colour contrast is good between walls and furniture and the room is bright and airy

Dining Area

      The dining area chairs do not have arms

      The height of the table from floor to the base of the table top is 630mm.  Raisers can be supplied if required

      There is one set of easy-grip cutlery available

      General lighting is good and colour contrast between the walls and furniture is also good

Kitchen

      Storage is accessible from a seated position

      The sink is set at worktop height of 920mm. There is no free space beneath the sink area, for wheelchair access

      The kettle is cordless and easy to grip and operate

      The microwave is located within easy reach on the kitchen worktop

      The oven controls are located at the front of the appliance. The oven door flips downwards

      The sink taps are lever operated with a mixer tap. Hot and cold is not easily identifiable

      The fridge is located on the floor and easy to access

      The freezer is located in the utility room at the far end of the Lodge

Single bedroom

      The door width is 810mm

      There is an ajustable electric profiling bed in this room which has integral side rails and also elivates.

      There is storage available at range of heights including hanging storage accessible from a seated position

      There is a light switch reachable from the bedside

      There is a television/DVD player in the bedroom.

Double room

      The door width is 810mm

      The height of the bed is 550mm, with a reasonably firm surface

      There is storage available at a range of heights

      Lighting is available at the bedside

      Manoeuvrability within the room is limited, however furniture is moveable and can be rearranged to suit

      There is no television in this room (see lounge)

Double room

      The door width is 810mm

      The height of the bed is 330mm, with a reasonably firm surface

      There is storage available at a range of heights

      Lighting is available at the bedside

      Manoeuvrability within the room is limited, however furniture is moveable and can be rearranged to suit

      There is no television in this room (see lounge)

Childrens room (bunk beds and 1 single bed)

      The door width is 810mm

      The height of the single bed is 520mm

      There is one bunk bed, with 2 sleeping spaces

      Manoeuvrability within the room is limited, however furniture is moveable and can be rearranged to suit

Accessible bathroom

      The bathroom suite is not significantly colour contrasted against its background

      There is a shower only available in this bathroom (see the standard bathroom section for details on the bath)

      The shower controls are positioned at a height of 1480mm and are easy to operate. Hot and cold directions are reasonably easy to identify

      There is a height adjustable shower head

      There is a shower seat available

      The height of the toilet seat is 480mm and there is a toilet seat raiser available

      The shaving point is located at the side of the sink and at a height of 1340mm

      The flooring is a plain coloured anti-slip surface

      Lighting is good within the bathroom

      The sink has a lever handle mixer tap

      There is a mirror viewable from a seated position and mirrored surfaces are kept to minimal use

      There are grab-rails alongside the toilet and sink

Standard bathroom

      The bathroom suite is not significantly colour contrasted against its background

      There is a bath only available in this bathroom (with a handheld shower attachment)

      The rim of the bath is at a height of 550mm

      The height of the toilet seat is 430mm and there is a toilet seat raiser available

      The shaving point is located at the side of the sink

      The flooring is a plain coloured anti-slip surface

      Lighting is good within the bathroom

      The sink has separate twist taps

      There is minimal use of mirrors within the room

 

We have tried to make this access statement as comprehensive as possible, however, if there is anything that has not been covered and you would like further information on, please contact us on 01558 668287 to discuss