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Shizuoka General Hospital

The hospital’s information and guidance signs were improved between fiscal 2001 and 2002.

Universal Design Elements

Universal Design Elements

  • The sign colors have been carefully selected for reading ease.
  • Medical sections have been numbered and labeled with icons to make them readily understandable to seniors and non-Japanese users.
  • A standard design format has been used for signs marking hospital areas, hanging signs, and signs indicating main intersections.

Photos

New signs incorporate universal design elements.

Signs have been created for maximum sensory appeal. The owl’s eyes flash during emergencies.

Intersection flooring has been cushioned.

 

Contact Information/Getting There

By public transport

Bus from JR Shizuoka Station or Shin-Shizuoka Center
Get off at the ‘Kenritsu Sogo Byoin Iriguchi’ stop on the following lines:
  1. Karase line bound for Karase terminal via Mimatsu
  2. Kami Ashiarai line bound for Karase terminal via Kami Ashiarai
  3. Kenritsu Byoin Takamatsu line bound for Kenritsu Sogo Byoin via Nakacho


    Inquiries

    Universal Design Office, Department of Community Affairs
    9-6 Otemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Pref. 420-8601 Japan
    Telephone: +81 54 221 3153
    FAX: +81 54 221 2827
    E-mail:ud@pref.shizuoka.lg.jp