This statement has been prepared to help those with disabilities
to assess whether our holiday cottages will be accessible to them
APPROACH TO COTTAGE:- There is a sloping entrance into Meadowside Mews leading to a level, block paved courtyard. A double parking space can be reserved a few yards from the front door on request. There is a step down from the car park to an unobstructed, partly covered passageway leading to the front door. The step has a yellow stripe painted on the edges and there is a warning notice about the step posted on the fence. Security lighting is activated at night
One shallow step up into hallway.
All ground floors are of laminated wood.
Stairs and bedrooms are carpeted.
Bedrooms, bathroom and toilet are on the first floor.
Stairs are not steep. Seven stairs with a hand rail lead to a half landing where a chair can be provided on request. Six further stairswith a hand rail to main landing.
All internal doors have lever handles and all doors are a contrastingcolour to the paintwork. Internal doors on ground floor have visionpanels and there is ample natural lighting in all rooms except thebathroom.
Low level oven/grill and standard height kitchen units with undercupboard lighting.
Brightly coloured crockery and towels are available on request.
MagiPullring pull opener effortlessly opens all ring pull cans; noneed to touch sharp edges of can.
JARKEYopens jars effortlessly in seconds by popping the jar'svacuum so the lid spins free. Prevents wrist strain and is endorsed bythe USA Arthritis Association and approved by the Disabled LivingCentres Council.
Ez squeeze- one handed can opener.
Beds are accessed from both sides.
Touch lamps provided.
Television, video player, cd and radio players have remote controlaccess. Television has sub titles step-up and socket for usingheadphones.
Portable step available for use in bathroom.
Thermostatically controlled electric shower over the bath.
Two grab handles provided to the sides of the bath.
One anti-slip bath mat provided.
Toilet next to wash hand basin
Assistance with luggage available.
Audio books provided with a brief description and running time printed in large font. Portable personal CD player supplied to listen to books whilst resting in bed or relaxing away from the cottage [can be slipped into jacket pocket].
Magnifying glass provided.
Mobile telephone provided which will vibrate as well as ring and can be supplied with a hands' free connection for easier and louder listening.
A familiarisation tour of the cottage together with advice and
assistance on the use of appliances, emergency services with
telephone numbers, nearest shops, public transport etc. is given on
Bus stop is situated within walking distance on main road a few yards from Meadowside Mews. Reasonably level pavements to city.
ALLERGY SUFFERERS AND ASTHMATICS:-
Anti allergy pillows provided on request.
No feather duvets. Feather pillows will be removed on request.
Pot pourri and fresh flowers can be removed on request.
Smoking is strictly forbidden.
Please inform us if you have any food allergies. Chocolates and biscuits will be removed from the welcome tray.
IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL NEEDS OR REQUESTS THAT WILL HELP TO MAKE YOUR STAY MORE COMFORTABLE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO LET US KNOW. [FLOOR PLAN]