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Access Audit for Golf Clubs

What is an Access Audit? 

An access audit (formerly referred to as a DDA audit or Disability Access Audit) is the assessment of a building or service and its accessibility to disabled people. The Equality Act 2010 is split into several sections, the section relevant to Access Audits is contained in generally in section 3 which covers the provision of services to members of the public. 

​Businesses still have a duty to allow disabled people to access their premises and use their services and must anticipate access issues that a disabled person might face on trying to enter or move about in those premises. 

 

What is included within an Access Audit Report?

  • An explanation of relevant legislation, as well as detailing your obligations contained therein
  • A test of reasonableness as is required 
  • A thorough description of the services and facilities present at your premises
  • Descriptions of the barriers to people with a disability that are identified 
  • Recommendations made for reasonable adjustment/s which we consider necessary
  • A summary of works that we suggest, prioritised using our priority keys

What barriers are identified within an Access Audit Report?

  • Physical Barriers
  • Sensory Barriers 
  • Intellectual Barriers 

What areas are inspected during an Access Audit?

  • Approaches and Car Parks
  • Routes and Entrances
  • Receptions, Counters and Desks
  • Corridors (Horizontal Circulation)
  • Stairs, Ramps & Lifts (Vertical Circulation)
  • Toilet Provision
  • Seating and Waiting Areas
  • Wayfinding, Information and Signage
  • Alarms and Lighting
  • Switches and Controls

 

Access Audit Checklist  - Please click here


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