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Changing Places for youngsters

An innovative project designed by, and for, young people in Calderdale has taken steps to ensure it is accessible to all- by including a state-of-the art toilet. The £3.9m Orangebox partnership development* will provide counselling and support services for the borough??s 20,000 young people. To make sure everyone can benefit from the Centre, a Changing Places toilet has also been incorporated. Larger than a conventional ??disabled toilet??, the Changing Places facility incorporates a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, height adjustable washbasin, hoist and, at Orangebox, a Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita ??wash and dry?? (automatic) toilet, all supplied and installed by Clos-o-Mat. A Changing Places toilet is now ??good practice?? under BS8300:2009 for all new build and refurbishment projects involving buildings to which numbers of the public have access. Many venues installing the special toilets are also adding a Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita in place of a peninsular toilet. Looking like, and capable of being used as, a conventional WC, the Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita features integral automatic douching and drying, eliminating the need to manually cleanse with toilet tissue, improving hygiene, dignity and independence for the user and their carer.

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