Changing Places are accessible toilets that accommodate those with more profound disabilities that cannot use a standard disabled toilet. There is extra equipment in place such as a hoist, changing bed, and a shower. These facilities can provide those with disabilities extra support and comfort when using a public toilet. The Changing Place campaign was… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ and why is it Important?
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Disability & Standard Sized Toilets
In past years, I have been out in public and needed the bathroom, but I have struggled in using them… There are already a limited number of them and this is jeopardised further by the majority of them bearing standard locks. This is practically giving able-bodied people a free pass to use it, regardless of… Continue reading Disability & Standard Sized Toilets
Disability Education – Changing Places
One of the reoccurring issues that I have faced when out in public is the lack of the correct facilitated disabled toilets. Granted there are a number of disabled toilets already in existence, but they are poorly equipped for disabled people. This was until ‘Changing Places’ was introduced… ‘Changing Places’ is a brand-new facility which… Continue reading Disability Education – Changing Places
Disability Education – Able – Bodied People Using Disabled Toilets
Without going into too much detail, I often found there was a limited number of disabled toilets, which only disabled people can use. As it is a standard lock, there were a number of times where I was waiting to use the toilet, when I found non-disabled emerging from the toilets. Individuals, who were perfectly… Continue reading Disability Education – Able – Bodied People Using Disabled Toilets