Head to facilities for share of purple £

Retail outlets could improve their share of a £249 BILLION market simply by improving toilet facilities. Purple Tuesday- November 13- is the UK’s first accessible shopping day; it will see retailers introduce new measures to make shopping more inclusive for customers with disabilities. Ahead of the event, leading accessible toilet solutions provider Closomat, is advising that just providing appropriate toilets…

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‘Best Practice’ in multi-occupancy buildings made simple

‘Best practice’ guidelines for accessibility provision within multi occupancy buildings have been updated, and extended in their remit. To help specifiers and developers get it right, a new white paper has been published. Provision of Assisted Accessible Toilet Facilities/Changing Places in Multi-Occupancy Buildings, has been produced by Closomat, the UK’s leading provider of such bathrooms and washrooms. The paper simplifies…

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Simplified Accessibility CDM

The potential complexity of creating a compliant, accessible facility is simplified with the latest service from Closomat. Britain’s leading provider of accessible intimate hygiene solutions is fully Construction (Design & Management) 2015 compliant. The compliance compliments Closomat’s already proven ability to deliver a comprehensive project management service. The combination means that architects, construction companies etc can contract Closomat to execute…

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Refurbishing and building on new ‘best practice’ guidelines

New ‘best practice’ guidelines have been published addressing bedroom and bathroom accessibility in multi-occupancy buildings- be it new build or refurbishment. Simultaneously, Britain’s leading provider of disabled toileting solutions, Closomat, is announcing new developments that enable hotel, residential and care home operators and communal/supported housing providers to comply, stylishly, with a unique package from specification, through fitting to future service…

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Changing the options for accessible toilets

Making ‘reasonable adjustments’ to the built environment to ensure compliance with the Equality Act is being made easier with the launch of a new solution for ‘away from home’ accessible toilets. Space To Change toilets plug the gap between conventional (Building Regulations Approved Document M 2013) wheelchair-accessible toilets, and the ‘desirable’, additional, larger and better equipped Changing Places+ toilets. The…

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Making Drinking Water More Accessible With Vivreau’s DDA Module

It’s been 11 years since the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was first introduced, so Facilities Managers will be well versed in the Building Regulations which require reasonable provision to be made for access to a building and the use of facilities within it. With over 10 million people in the UK registered as disabled, implementing the latest accessible facilities is…

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EQUIP TO CHANGE (LIVES)

Designing a couple of extra fittings into a space will ensure wheelchair- accessible toilets are fully compliant, not only with user requirements and Building Regulations, but equality law too. So advises Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leading specialist of away-from-home assisted accessible toilets and washrooms. Under current Building Regulations Approved Document M, toilet accommodation needs to be suitable for ‘all people who use…

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Lift Business

Service providers can simultaneously elevate their offering and improve safety for carers and their charges. Clos-o-Mat, already established as Britain’s leading supplier of accessible washrooms for the thousands of people who need the help of a carer, now has a range of easy-to-use lifting/transfer equipment to optimise their safety and dignity. As importantly, all the equipment is available with full…

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