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PCCPA Winner 2018/19: Changing Lives in Hull

The Changing Places campaign has been going from strength to strength since it launched in 2006. Over this 13 year period, we have seen more than 1,300 Changing Places toilets installed, and this year in particular there have been really positive changes to the campaign. The English government has put in place £2 million [...]

By |2019-07-19T08:18:06+01:00July 19th, 2019|Changing Places|

PCCPA Winner 2018/19: Making our roads more inclusive

The Changing Places campaign has been going from strength to strength since it launched in 2006. Over this 13 year period, we have seen more than 1,300 Changing Places toilets in-stalled, and this year in particular there have been really positive changes to the campaign. The English government has put in place £2 million [...]

By |2019-07-18T15:56:12+01:00July 19th, 2019|Changing Places|

Changing Places capital funding for NHS hospitals

Over 250,000 severely disabled people, including those with profound and multiple learning disabilities in the UK, cannot use standard accessible toilets. This number is set to increase in line with demographic trends (as people with very complex needs are living longer). There are currently over 1200 registered Changing Places toilets in the UK but provision on [...]

By |2019-06-20T12:50:05+01:00June 20th, 2019|Changing Places|

Major building rules change to improve accessibility – Consultation now open

Days out will be made easier for severely disabled people after a major change to building rules to improve accessibility, under government plans announced today.   Changing Places – will be made mandatory in new, or majorly refurbished, large buildings used by the public, under the proposals.  Buildings covered include shopping centres, supermarkets, cinemas, hotels, hospitals, leisure [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:44:59+01:00May 12th, 2019|Changing Places|

Accessible service stations move a step closer as Government fund opens

Motorway service stations invited to apply for a share of £2 million in funding for fully accessible toilets. Department for Transport partnering with Muscular Dystrophy UK to fund new facilities, giving disabled people more confidence travelling on the roads. Investment is a key commitment in the Government’s Inclusive Transport Strategy. [...]

By |2019-04-11T09:44:32+01:00April 10th, 2019|Changing Places|

The Importance of Changing Places in the Workplace

The Importance The Importance of Changing Places in the Workplace: The Changing Places campaign continues to go from strength to strength, with more public venues understanding the importance of installing fully accessible toilets. This year alone, the government has released £2 million of funding for motorway service stations to install [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:02:47+01:00April 5th, 2019|Campaigners, Changing Places, Relationship Building|

Discover Disabled Access Day

What is Disabled Access Day? Disabled Access Day is held this year on the 16th March 2019 and is all about visiting somewhere that you’ve never been to before and trying something new in an atmosphere of cooperation, safety and fun. It’s about places helping to create opportunities, experiences and a warm [...]

By |2019-03-18T09:27:53+01:00March 15th, 2019|Campaigners, Changing Places, Disabled Access Day|