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Changing Places Toilets - what, why, who and where.
23 June 2017
Standard accessible / disabled toilet does not meet the needs of all people with a disability.
The fact of the matter is, people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, as well people with other physical disabilities such as spinal injuries, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis often need extra equipment, and space, to allow them to use the toilets safely and comfortably. These needs, requirements and extra equipment are provided by Changing Places ToiletsRead More
Funding your bathroom adaptation
17 June 2016
A recent study undertaken by More Ability has highlighted concerning statistics with regards to time taken to seek an adequate bathing solution upon realization that existing facilities are insufficient and unsafe.
Furthermore the study also looks into the reasons for this delay, 33% being financial, which we have deemed an area that also needs addressing in an attempt to educate and raise awareness to help overcome barriers referenced within the findings.Read More
LEEDS: Working towards a city for all ages to ensure the elderly population are able to change with the times and be involved, socially engaged, independent and happy.
20 May 2016
Being an independent senior, living in a big city perhaps some distance from family, can be a lonely situation. It’s not as easy to get about, the hustle and bustle can be stressful and somewhat daunting to the point of potentially isolating one’s self for the fear of the unknown.
Times have changed and quite dramatically in the last decade but what have we done as a nation, no, what have we done as a city to ensure the elderly population are able to change with the times and be involved, socially engaged, independent and happy?Read More