We are supporting the Royal Mencap Society 'Changing Places toilet' campaign. Standard disabled toilets do not meet the needs of thousands of people, including 40,000 people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Without adequate facilities, families have to change the person they care for on a cramped and dirty toilet floor. The alternative is to limit outings to a few short hours, or not go out at all. Changing Places toilets have a height-adjustable changing bench, a hoist and plenty of space - and can make all the difference to someone with PMLD.
Royal Mencap Society is part of the Changing Places consortium and believe that:
We have successfully campaigned to have one installed in Wokingham town centre and are now campaigning to have one installed in Bracknell town centre as part of the Regeneration. Changing Places toilets have also been installed at The Lookout in Bracknell and Dinton Pastures in Winnersh.