Making toilets accessible away from home

by | Mar 8, 2017 | News, Support

Most of us, seeing that headline, would think, “But surely there ARE accessible toilets? What is he talking about?”

Yes, of course there are wheelchair- and ambulant- accessible toilets, a legal requirement in any building to which the public have access, under Building Regulations. But potentially millions of people with impairments can’t use those. They need more space. They need lifting. They need changing.

Their reality, without these, is to cut a visit short, to remain in a soiled nappy or with a full stoma, lie on a toilet floor to be changed, or not go out at all. Read about Changing Places toilets Independent Living