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Changing Places – what equipment do I need?
24th May 2022
A Changing Places installation needs to meet a certain standard and that includes the equipment
The generous floor space is what makes a Changing Places facility unique. Standard accessible toilets are proven to be too small for some wheelchair users who require assistance to use the bathroom.
Your Changing Place facility will be designed to the size recommended by BS8300-2:2018 standards to accommodate the specialist equipment and appropriate wheelchair turning space. If you still have questions about Changing Places room dimensions, we recommend reading our popular blog:
People may be limited in their own mobility so need equipment to help them to either get on the toilet or other care necessities. Below is a typical plan showing the equipment that a registered Changing Place must incorporate
Each Changing Places toilet is required to provide the following equipment: