Accessible Hospitals and Medical Care Facilities - “Advanced Session”

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Description

Section 223 of the 2010 ADA Accessibility Standard and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard includes scoping provisions for medical care and long term care facilities. Presenters will engage in a more “advanced” level discussion on patient room scoping for both medical and long term care facilities, special technical provisions for parking at specialized facilities, alarm systems and toilet rooms in intensive care units, etc. Presenters will also provide an update on the Board’s rulemaking on Medical Diagnostic Equipment. Attendees are encouraged to review the previous session on this topic (http://www.accessibilityonline.org/Archives/index.php?app=4&type=transcript&id=2011-07-07) and submit questions in advance for this discussion.

Speakers

Rex Pace Senior Accessibility Specialist and Technical Assistance Coordinator, US Access Board

Earlene Sesker Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board, Office of Technical and Information Services