Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa

Spas & Wellness, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges, Accessibility

888 Sparkling Pl, Vernon, British Columbia, V1H 2K7

Health and Safety Info

Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Shuttle Service
  • Shuttle service equipped with a lift or roll-in access
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
  • One or more entry points are automated
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Restroom In Public Area
  • Adult change table and lift
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180-degree turn with a mobility device (minimum turning area of 1,500 mm in diameter)
Accessible Guest Rooms
  • Rooms for guests using mobility devices
  • Accessible route to accessible rooms
  • Entry door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Lever type handle on entrance door
  • Easy pull or push door (max 22 newtons or 2.24 kilograms-force)
  • Lowered bed height (550-600 mm)
  • Space between furniture is a minimum of 900 mm
  • Space on both sides of bed for a 180-degree turn with a mobility device (minimum turning area of 1,500 mm in diameter)
Accessible Guest Room Bathroom
  • Door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Fixed maximum hot water temperature
  • Roll-under sink minimum roll under height 684 mm
  • Lever style faucet controls
  • No threshold roll-in shower
  • Shower chair with backrest (fixed or portable) within reach of controls
  • Fixed grab bars in shower
  • Handheld showerhead with lever controls
  • Bathtub with grab bars
  • Bath bench or chair with backrest
  • Raised toilet - 430-480 mm above floor with grab bars
  • Grab bars at toilet
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%
  • Transportation (e.g. sightseeing bus, train, ferry, aircraft) equipped with a lift or roll in

Vision

Overall Space
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards
  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Neutral or muted colours that are calming and subdued
  • Surfaces, window coverings, and décor with minimal glare or reflection, as well as minimal use of bold patterns, shapes, or stripes
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Minimal visual clutter and obstacles
  • Nonslip floor surfaces with minimal reflection
  • Steps and slope changes are clearly marked and lit, and have handrails
  • Door handles have colour contrast with the body of the door; doors and frames have colour contrast with adjacent walls; any glass doors are marked to make them clearly visible
  • Background noise is minimal, and alarms or auditory cues are on a low frequency
  • Fragrance-free areas
  • Designated quiet spaces with comfortable seating for individuals feeling anxious or confused
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights
Signs & Navigation
  • Directional signs at key decision points, including main entrances, restrooms, lounges, and reception desks
  • Signs are clear and concise, in large, plain font with good contrast between text and background
  • Signs are well lit
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection
Restroom In Public Area
  • Adult change table and lift
  • Entrance and exit are clearly identified on doors (including stalls and back of the main door)
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person
Food Services
  • Menus use large, plain fonts and simple descriptions, with minimal visual stimuli

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with cognitive disabilities
  • System in place for guests to contact a staff member for help if required
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use

With the desire to bring the European health and wellness experience to the rest of the world and a love for the natural beauty of the Okanagan, Mr. Gernot Langes-Swarovski, patriarch of the Swarovski Crystal family, envisioned and developed Sparkling Hill Resort. A manifestation of his vision, Sparkling Hill is renowned as a leading destination spa resort for wellness travel in North America where guests can maintain, improve or kick-start a healthy lifestyle and increase their overall sense of well-being. Offering a range of wellness amenities and services unprecedented in North America, Sparkling Hill Resort provides guests with a healing retreat from their normal environment and a mental break from the stresses of daily life. With a stunning location, resort inclusions, farm to table dining philosophy and holistic spa treatments, Sparkling Hill strives to educate guests on enhancing their personal journey to whole body wellness. Sparkling Hill Resort invites guests to immerse themselves in the healing power of water at our 40,000 sq. ft. KurSpa one of the largest spas in North America, and to benefit from the best of traditional services and modern healthcare at the Wellness Clinic which combines the services of naturopathy, integrative medicine and spa treatments.

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