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Changing Places - when does accessible not mean accessible?

Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
edited November 2016 in Disabled people
Great to see Changing Places in the news on the BBC

"What would you do if you had to travel miles to go to the toilet, to avoid being changed on a dirty floor or in the back of a car?

For many people with severe disabilities, their families and carers, this is a reality they are faced with every time they leave the house.

In some cases it can leave them feeling isolated and unable to enjoy the simplest of everyday activities that we take for granted just because they haven't got a suitable area to spend a penny.

Ordinary accessible toilets may be the answer for many independent wheelchair users - but what about those who need two carers to help them or need a hoist to help them transfer on to a bench to change rather than a toilet?"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability-37896012

I've been reading the posts from @ordinaryhopes @LauraRutherford and @Martin Emery and I am so glad to read more in mainstream news.

What do you think?

Scope
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