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Equipment

Changing Benches

Changing Benches

An adult-sized changing bench is an essential part of a Changing Places toilet.

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Hoists

Hoists

A hoist is an essential part of a Changing Places toilet.

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Peninsular Toilet

Peninsular Toilet

In a Changing Places facility, the toilet should be sticking out like a "peninsular" at least a metre away from the walls on either side.

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Grab Rails

Grab Rails

Both wall-mounted vertical grab rails and drop-down support rails should be fixed to the wall either side of a peninsular toilet to offer support to people while transferring and while seated.

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Wash Basin

Wash Basin

A washbasin needs to be provided in a Changing Places toilet.

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Costs

Costs

Estimated equipment costs for a Changing Places toilet can vary but are in the region of between £12,000 - £17,000 including VAT.

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Key Schemes

Key Schemes

Some venues choose to keep the Changing Places toilet unlocked. Other venues may keep it locked and ask visitors to obtain a key from reception to use the facility.

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