Over a 1/4 million people need Changing Places toilets to enable them to get out and about and enjoy the day-to-day activities many of us take for granted. This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, as well as older people.
Grab-rails are a small but very vital element of the Changing Places scheme. They provide vial assistance to the less able, meaning they can perform toileting and washing functions independently. There are a number of options available, read on to discover how to provide the perfect grab-rail solution for your Changing Places room.
The Changing Places standard requires a total of 5 straight grab-rails, and 2 drop down grab-rails. These are located in the following positions:
When considering the options for straight grab-rails, the following questions may help:
Considerations for the options for drop down grab-rails include:
We have extensive experience in installing Changing Places and can offer professional support and advice on any project. We are also proud to have completed multiple Changing Places including one at the iconic Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre in London. We offer complete turn-key solutions including the installation and equipment that meets all the regulatory requirements. Click on the links to see our Blogs on latest installations: Gloucester University / Southbank Centre / Changing Places in pre-fabricated buildings.
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