Ross Care Manchester -Changing Places Awareness Day 2018

Ross Care Manchester -Changing Places Awareness Day 2018

19th July 2018

Changing Places Awareness day is a UK campaign fighting for fully accessible toilets for over 1/4 million people, who cannot use standard accessible toilets.

What is a Changing Places Toilet?

Standard disabled toilets do not meet the needs of all people with a disability – or their carers.

People with profound and multiple learning disabilities, as well as other serious impairments such as spinal injuries, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis or an acquired brain injury, often need extra facilities to allow them to use the toilets comfortably.

www.rosscare.co.uk facilities at our Ross Care Manchester Store

Changing Places toilets are different to standard disabled toilets with extra features and more space to meet these needs.

Each Changing Places toilet provides the right equipment– a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench– a tracking hoist system, or mobile hoist if this is not possible.

adequate space in the changing area for the disabled person and up to two carers

Hoist at Ross Care store in Manchester

– a centrally placed toilet with room either side for the carers

– a screen or curtain to allow the disabled person
and carer some privacy

A safe and clean environment;

– wide tear off paper roll to cover the bench

– a large waste bin for disposable pads

– a non-slip floor.

Our Changing Places facilities at Ross Care Manchester are free to use and are available to customers and non-store customers alike.

Please bring your own sling, if planning to use our hoist.

More information visit https://www.rosscare.co.uk/ross-care-mobility-superstore/

Support for the Changing Places Campaign; 

http://www.uktoiletmap.org/

https://www.facebook.com/ChangingPlacesUK/

http://www.btaloos.co.uk/?page_id=490