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Report on the problems disabled people face with regard to access in Milton Keynes, exploring how we can act to reduce those problems

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Introduction

Report on the problems disabled people face with regard to access in Milton Keynes, exploring how we can act to reduce those problems

Cineworld” in the Xscape has much more access for Wheelchair users than “Easycinema” in center MK

I am going to compare to building to see if cineworld in the Xscape has better access for wheelchair users than easycinema in the point. I will be looking at Cineworld first I will check the upper level and the lower level to see if the accessible for wheel chair users. I want to find out if it has change from the past. There are two models of disability. There is the medical model and the social model. In the medical model and the social model. In the medical model the person with a disability is seen as the problem. In this definition of disability the body is “sick” and needs curing. A successful “cure” or rehabilitation will make the person “normal”. For example,

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Is the floor easy to move across (wheel)?Is the pavement outside look after?Do they have a second floor?Are doors (include toilets) open inwards and outwards?In the toilets can you turn around in a circle?Are there disable toilets?Are the soap dispenses and other things within reach?Are there any alarm cords?

People with disabilities are not different from people with out a disability so they should be treated with the same respect as everybody else. Back in 1995 when Disabilities Discrimination was about They put people with a disability institutions where they were experimented on most of them did survive the experiments.  

I have taken picture from the net of both cinemas in certain place each picture will have a number next to it show you which picture I am talking about.

Picture 1 is a picture of easycinema counter where they sell tickets to people but it is to high for wheelchair users 94cm

Picture 2 is a picture of cineworld popcorn stall where they serve popcorn and drinks and other stuff.

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Conclusion

They have a second levelThe soap dispenses and others are within reach

Cineworld – Bad points

  • Parking is not available near the cinema
  • There are no ramps
  • There are no alarm cord
  • You can make a 360 turn in a toilet
  • There are no disable toilets

Easy Cinema – Good points

  • There is parking available near cinema
  • There are some spaces reserved for disability badge holders
  • There are ramps
  • The doors are wide enough
  • The floor is easy to move across
  • The pavement is outside is even
  • The telephones are at appropriate height
  • The soap dispenses and other are within reach

Easy Cinema – Bad points

  • There are no automatic doors
  • The doors are not easy to open
  • There are no elevator
  • Doors don’t open inwards and outwards
  • You cannot do a 360 turn in a toilet
  • There are no disable toilet
  • There are no alarm cord
  • Food and ticket office are not at an appropriate height for anyone
  • Telephones are not at appropriate height

Looking a the information I have gather I have found out that Cineworld has better access for wheelchair users then easycinema. I have got more good points then bad points on cineworld but to my conclusion I think that a place without a disable toilet is not right. My hypothesis has been accepted.

Google.com look for:

                                   Cineworld.com

                                   Easycinema.com

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