Changing Places BS8300:2009
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hygiene beyond expectation Changing Places BS8300:2009 Design of buildings and their approach to meet the needs of disabled people design • manufacture • supply • install • ser vice • recycle

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Changing Places Changing Lives The Changing Places campaign is probably the most important initiative in the disability access eld for the last 20 years. It supports the rights of people with profound and multiple learning and/or other physical disabilities, to access their community. Without Changing Places toilets, carers are forced to change their loved ones on toilet oors or be conned to their own homes. What is a Changing Places toilet facility? The facilities promoted by Changing Places provide more space (at least 12sq mtrs) than a normal accessible toilet so that there is adequate...

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The company For more than 50 years Clos-o-Mat has worked to provide innovative healthcare products for the less able and their carers. Today the objective is still clear; to create a better life for people with disabilities and a better working environment for those who help them. Clos-o-Mat is much more than just a world-renowned brand; it is a concept of best practice within the healthcare and accessible washroom marketplace. Since the introduction of the British Standard BS8300 in 2009, which includes the Changing Places facilities guidance, the pressure is mounting on all establishments...

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Provide and install Palma Vita Shower Toilet. Allow for connection to 100mm waste and 15mm mains water supply. Power supply to be unswitched 10amp spur. Installation as per manufacturers instructions, unit to be commissioned by supplier. Supplier: Total Hygiene Ltd. 2 Ceiling hoist and track (CP XY 1). Provide and install 3m x 4m X-Y system with manual traverse and powered lift/lowering. Provide 13amp switched fused spur for hoist at ceiling height. Fixing method to be determined by supplier/manufacturer. Supplier: Total Hygiene Ltd. 3 Height adjustable adult-sized changing bench (CP CB...

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Where Changing Places facilities are expected to be found The British Standard BS8300:2009 envisages that all new major buildings that the public has access to in numbers will provide these facilities. These buildings include: G G G G G G G Major transport buildings, railway buildings, bus stations, airports, motorway service areas Administrative and commercial building including courts, department stores, shopping centres Recreational centres including, cinemas, concert halls, sports arenas, conference centres Health facilities including hospitals, care homes, health centres Religious...

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How can we help you? DESIGN ADVICE We are able to offer a complete service from design advice of the facility through to supplying and installing all of the specialist equipment, providing servicing packages and eventually providing a nal inspection of the facility and its promotion onto the Changing Places web site. In other words we can take on the full provision of the facility and offer you peace of mind. G A comprehensive package of facility design advice. This will involve site visits and liaising with the architects, contractors, site owners and whoever else may be involved with the...

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Case Studies A Changing Places Facility requires an individual approach to design, based on a core Standard, which is illustrated in the following case studies. To optimise the performance it is important to understand how the individual components can and should interact to make it easy to be used. Public Buildings Wiltshire County Council County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN Wiltshire Council has created a new services hub that is configured to accommodate current, and future, population issues... Tourist attractions The Look Out Discovery Centre Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell,...

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Height Adjustable Changing/Showering Bench Wall mounted or mobile units are both acceptable for these facilities. For ease of use both are electrically operated with the mobile unit having rechargeable batteries. Wall mounted unit It has a front safety rail, which slides under the unit when not required. The complete bench folds back to the wall when not in use, so allowing optimum use of the oor space. The 1800mm bench is: G Electrically operated G 1910mm long x 1000mm wide when folded down G Height adjustable from lowest position of 300mm G Height adjustable up to a maximum of 1000mm G...

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Height Adjustable Wash Hand Basins Height adjustable wash hand basins allow both wheelchair and ambulant users to enjoy the same wash hand basin safely and comfortably. There are a variety of optional extras that cater for virtually every level of user requirements: G Electrically or Gas operated G Horizontal adjustment available G Variety of hand control options available G Height adjustable from lowest position of 667mm G Height adjustable up to a maximum of 967mm G Safe working load: 100Kg 15.5St Suppor t Rails Both fixed grab rails and fold down support rails are required for the...

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Ceiling Track Hoists The full room coverage overhead hoist system allows carers to easily transfer clients from one location to another and in emergencies lift their clients from the floor. It is a flexible system that can be designed specifically for the clients needs and installed in to most situations. The system’s carry bar accepts the most universally used sling types. G Safe working load: (site dependent) Slings Slings aren't usually provided by the facility as they are client specific. Adequate notice needs to be provided on the site's own website so that potential users will know if...

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Clos-o-Mat Shower/Peninsular Toilet A peninsular toilet is required, positioned to allow carers to assist users from both sides of the WC. The option of providing a Clos-o-Mat automatic wash/dry toilet, will give some facility users greater independence when visiting the site, and will replicate for many users the toileting provision they have in their own home. Simultaneous flushing and washing (a unique feature) Improved personal hygiene – cleaning with water not paper Can be used at all times as a conventional WC Combines functions of a WC and bidet with addition of warm air drying...

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