Health service premises access audit

NHS doubly disabled
Publication date: 1999
Ranking: useful

Doubly Disabled – an access audit of health service premises

This post is formed of two documents. The first provides an overview of the needs of disabled people when using health services. The second is a very thorough 121 page audit checklist to assess of the provision that is being made.

Though originally linked to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, the principles and issues it raises may still be of relevance. A good example of what to audit.

How to view a copy of these documents
Please download the “Doubly Disabled” document at the Department of Health archive website. To obtain the full audit checklist visit the National Archive website

To obtain a  copy of this document in an alternative format or language
Write to:
Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall

Telephone: 020 7210 4850
Textphone: 020 7210 5025

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Posted in Design Standards (Buildings), Design Standards (Environment), Project Management, Service Provision
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