Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Changing Places

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
The Changing Places Consortium, c/o Promoting a More Inclusive Society (PAMIS), Springfield House, 15-16 Springfield, Dundee DD1 4JE
Telephone number:
020 7696 6019
Service description:
Unlike standard disabled toilets, 'Changing Places' toilets meet the needs of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) or physical disabilities (such as spinal injuries, muscle-wasting conditions, and multiple sclerosis). They feature:

   •  A height-adjustable adult-sized changing bench
   •  A tracking hoist system (or mobile hoist)
   •  Enough space for the disabled person and up to two carers
   •  A centrally-placed toilet with room either side for carers
   •  A screen or curtain to allow privacy
   •  A Wide tear-off paper roll to cover the bench
   •  A large waste bin for disposable pads
   •  A non-slip floor

A list of the Changing Places toilets in Northamptonshire can be found here.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
10/10/2018

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