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Congregational Assessment Survey
Entrance to the main worship area (often
referred to as the "sanctuary") is accessible. All methods of accessible entrance meet the following criteria:
Accessibility can be via Floor level, a Ramp, or an Elevator or lift.
Floor level accessible entrances meet all of the above criteria.
____ Ramp maximum incline of 1:12 (for 1 in. of rise, 12 in. of length), preferably 1:20.
Elevator or lift. Accessible interior paths to worship area entrances that include an elevator or lift also meet all of the following criteria:
____ Elevator or lift is certified by the company for intended use.
Worship Area Seating. Seating is provided so that a wheelchair user can sit beside family members. Please indicate the number of spaces provided. Note: A space is defined as an area able to accommodate one wheel chair with at least one additional seat by its side.
____ Front (No. ___________)
____ Rear (No. ___________)
Leadership Area. The leadership area (chancel, platform, bimah, minbar) is accessible so that persons with mobility issues can function in leadership roles.
____ Stairs to the leadership area have at least one handrail mounted 34-38 inches above the step.