5 – Detailed information about the ‘Easy Access’, ‘Family Accessible’ and ‘Allergy Friendly’ Rooms

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5 – ‘Easy Access’, ‘Family Accessible’ and ‘Allergy Friendly’ Bedrooms

5a – Room 1 – ‘Easy Access’ and Room 3 – ‘Family Accessible’ Bedrooms

All items as listed under Guest Bedrooms apply to these rooms.

The key features that may be relevant to wheelchair users and therefore relevant to these rooms have been listed in a comparison table below:

  Room 1 – Easy Access Room 3 – Family Accessible
EXTERNAL FEATURES
Parking bays available for those requiring additional side and rear access space to their vehicle.

Bay 1 – ‘Blue Badge’ parking bay within 5.5 x 5.5 metre space allowing transfer to either side, rear or side ramped vehicles.

Bay 2 – Parking bay with extra 3.5 metre side and 3 metre rear transfer space

Bay 3 – Parking bay with extra 3.5 metre side transfer space

Yes

Can be reserved at time of booking.

Yes

Can be reserved at time of booking.

On-street parking – allowing those towing mobility scooters on trailers to avoid any need for reversing. E.g. The Tramper.co.uk Yes

Ask about availability

Yes

Ask about availability

Position in Guest House – beside lift Ground floor First floor
Lift –

Self operated platform lift, fully enclosed and with full height glass door.   90cm door wide and 142 cm deep.

Not required Yes
Turning circle maximum – ground floor –

In hall between lift and Reception Office

190 cm 190 cm
Turning circle maximum – first floor –

In upstairs corridor between lift and Room 3

Not required 175 cm
BEDROOM
Size of bedroom 253 cm wide by 452 deep in main area 563 cm wide at widest end by

612 cm deep

Turning Circle maximum 142 cm 220 cm
Requiring confidence of walls within easy reach of your person within all parts of the room Ideal if you prefer to have walls close to hand Further distances to travel around large room and large en-suite lacks grab rails on all walls
Bedroom door width 76cm 81 cm
Bedside cabinets 40cm wide by 48cm deep to wall 40cm wide by 48cm deep to wall
Width restriction to wardrobe 116 cm – both doors hinged on side away from user. Not applicable
Walls – dark cream matt paint Yes Yes
Ceiling – white matt paint Yes Yes
Flooring – dark red carpet Yes Yes
Light switch and electric socket heights All between 80 and 115 cm All between 80 and 115 cm
Desk table mirror height from floor 85 to145 cm 96 to 156 cm
Desk table 74 cm clearance below. 80 cm wide and 37 cm deep to wall 69 cm clearance below. 80 cm wide and 60 cm deep to wall
Red pull cord – for emergency assistance Between single bed and bedside cabinet nearest to en-suite Between king sized double bed and bedside cabinet nearest to en-suite
Red pull cord – sounder

 

In hallway, above Room 1 door In upstairs corridor above Room 3 door, also in Reception Office
Red pull cord – cancel and re-set button Inside bedroom next to door at 180 cm height Inside bedroom next to door at 180 cm height; also in Reception Office
Light switches and double electric socket reachable whilst lying in bed. Above each bedside cabinet at 115 cm height Above each bedside cabinet at 115 cm height
Electric reclining single bed One One
Radio and alarm clock on bedside cabinet Yes next to single bed nearest to en-suite (but can be re-positioned upon request) Yes next to king sized double bed nearest to en-suite (but can be re-positioned upon request)
Access into en-suite from largest turning circle area, through manually opened and closed door into en-site shower room. Go into corridor of 86 cm width. Open door away from you and turn left through 90cm doorway into en-suite. From room, open door towards you and pass straight through 90cm doorway into en-suite.
Wardrobe with clothes hangers, iron and ironing board. Yes

Yes
Trouser Press – 30 minute heat cycle Kept in lounge for safety reasons Kept in lounge for safety reasons
Hair dryer – kept in wardrobe Yes Yes
Security Safe – operated by push button code – located inside wardrobe Yes Yes
Floor to head height mirror Wall facing you along corridor towards bedroom door Wardrobe doors facing you when approaching bedroom door

WET ROOM
Size of wet room 224 cm wide by 140 cm deep with window behind toilet 257 cm wide by 218 cm deep with no window
Turning circle – maximum 115 cm 175 cm
Width restriction on approach to wash hand basin, but which rarely effects usable access to the basin for a wheelchair user with chair legs removed. 54cm between toilet and heating radiator. None
Flooring – light blue stippled non-slip Yes Yes
Walls – white gloss tiles with blue tile horizontal décor line Yes Yes
Ceiling – white matt paint Yes Yes
Red pull cord – for emergency assistance Between toilet and wall / wash hand basin Between toilet and shower seat
Red pull cord – sounder

 

In hallway, above Room 1 door In Room 3 above door to en-suite, also in Reception Office
Red pull cord – cancel and re-set button Inside bedroom next to door at 180 cm height Beside toilet roll holder at 80 cm height, also in Reception Office
En-suite lighting – external wall switch Yes Yes
Shower heads – both with fixed unit and flexible hose unit 216 cm height of fixed head 200 cm height of fixed head
Door opening width 90 cm 90 cm
Door closing mechanism Manual with internal grab rail Manual with internal grab rail
Mirror height from floor – above wash hand basin 87 to 157 cm 80 to 150 cm
Light above wash hand basin 188 cm press 163 cm press
Shower curtain – height off floor 28cm 8 cm
Shower seat – wall mounted fold down Right side transfer Left side transfer
Toilet seat – transfer side Left Right
Toilet seat to wash hand basin – distance from front centre to front centre 39 cm between centres 50 to 60 cm between centres (basin can be raised / lowered)
Basin taps Mixer tap – temperature limited to avoid scalding Hot and cold lever taps
Grab handles to Part M layout Yes Yes
Grab handles Dark blue Dark navy
Shaver socket height 134 cm 102 cm
Pump dispensers for shower gel, shampoo, hair conditioner, soap and hand lotion – all with vertical push down buttons Yes Yes
Options – by request
Bed-leg wooden blocks to raise height of single beds by stages Yes Yes
Additional electric radiator(s) Yes Yes
Storage of suitcase and luggage bags outside of room to create greater space Yes Not usually required
Request luggage stand removal for greater space Yes Not usually required
Request seating removed for greater space Yes Not usually required
Shower wheelchair – kept on site Yes Yes
Plastic garden chair – kept on site Yes Yes
Possible hire of hoist, mobility scooter, etc (dependent upon stocks at time of request) – Supplier is DCS Joncare, Mobility Matters Abingdon- 0800 542 0565 or 01235 523353 Yes – by advance request Yes – by advance request
Wheelchair hire – Supplier is Ability Matters Oxford- 01865 242500 Yes – by advance request Yes – by advance request

5b – Room 6 – ‘Allergy Friendly’ Bedroom

All items listed under Guest bedrooms apply to this room excepting: –

  • The room has hardwood flooring instead of carpet
  • Fittings and furnishings are fully washable

Proprietor: Mrs Terry Boswell
Abbey Guest House,
136 Oxford Road,
Abingdon-on-Thames,
Oxfordshire,
OX14 2AG

Tel/Ansaphone: +44(0)1235 537020
Mobile: +44(0)7976 627252

Email: info@abbeyguest.uk
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