NHS disabled facilities

Mr Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Orkney NHS Board

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Dear Orkney NHS Board,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. I would be grateful if you could supply the following information in digital format:

I wish to know whether all in-patients have access within their room or ward, whenever needed, to the following disabled facilities; and if not, the number of beds where patients do not have ready access at all times, broken down by hospital and ward, noting the ISD Scotland classification of each.

1) Wheelchair accessible toilets
2) Toilets at a suitable height for wheelchair users
3) Bars or hand grips in the toilets
4) Emergency cords in the toilets
5) Disabled showering facilities
6) Emergency cords beside beds
7) Automatic doors between beds and toilets
8) Automatic doors between beds and showering facilities
9) Hoists

Yours faithfully,

Mr D Smith

FOIRequests (NHS ORKNEY), Orkney NHS Board

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Smith,

Please find attached the response to your FOI request, reference 201718/234.

Kind regards


Ryan McLaughlin
Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer
NHS Orkney
Headquarters, Garden House, New Scapa Road,
Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1BQ
Tel: 01856 888220
FOI Requests e-mail: [NHS Orkney request email]

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