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Raising Awareness Of Changing Places Toilets This Disabled Access Day

By Laura Rutherford Mother. Blogger. Campaigner 10-12 March 2017 marks Disabled Access Day in the UK and whilst it’s a great opportunity to shout about all the great accessible places that we know and love, it also gives us a platform to highlight all of the problems the disabled community face because of inaccessibility. The Cambridge Dictionary defines inclusion “as the idea ... Read More »

Roommate, the revolutionary audio device for visual impairment

This month the CAA announced their new guidelines to British Airports in relation to their disabled passengers, including those with hidden disabilities. (Document CAP1411) To quote from the Introduction: “A disabled person and person with reduced mobility is defined in the Regulation as “any person whose mobility when using air transport is reduced due to any physical disability (sensory or ... Read More »

Washington’s Galleries Shopping Centre launch Changing Places facility for disabled visitors

M&G Real Estate, owner of The Galleries shopping centre in Washington, has invested more than £60,000 to install a new specialist toilet facility that will serve the profoundly disabled community of Washington and the surrounding area. The new Changing Places facility officially opened on Friday 8 July, with a ribbon being cut by Sarah Mitchell (Changing Places campaigner) and the ... Read More »

Blue Badge Company promotes accessibility with new radar disability toilet key

Blue Badge Company is delighted to be working alongside N & C Phlexicare to introduce a stylish new RADAR key into the United Kingdom. The National Key Scheme was set up in 1981 by the charity Disability Rights UK (previously Royal Association for Disability Rights, or RADAR) and was developed in response to some disabled public toilets having to be ... Read More »

Manchester Airport Launches Changing Places Facilities

Manchester Airport, in conjunction with Clos-o-Mat and campaigner Tony Clough, has launched brand new Changing Places facilities in each of its three terminals.   At an investment of £235,000, the newly installed facilities have been designed to meet the needs of passengers who have profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and other passengers with severe disabilities who need the support of ... Read More »