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Disability access

Scottish Health Facilities Note 14

Disability access

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

Scottish Health Facilities Note

Abstract

Explores the concept of accessibility for all, with particular emphasis on the problems that face people with a disability. Highlights the need for all users to be able to get in to the entrance of a healthcare building, enter and move freely through it, using all the facilities as and when necessary, and to exit a building safely, particularly in an emergency situation such as a fire.

History

Version 1.1: September 2000. NHS Scotland Property and Environment Forum is now known as Health Facilities Scotland.

Subjects

Publisher History

Documents now produced by Health Facilities Scotland, a division of National Services Scotland. Content was published under the Open Government Licence v3.0.


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