BorderLayoutBoxedLayoutOpenLayout Maximum textMedium textSmall text



20 February 2017

Real life stories

Read how Changing Places are Changing Lives 

Simon is a young man who lives in Cambridge. He has a profound learning disability, epilepsy and scoliosis. He is a wheel-chair user who needs 24-hour support with all aspects of his care, including going to the toilet.

  Read More...

Matthew is 16 years old, from Wrexham and enjoys doing lots of activities, like going to concerts or on day trips. But Matthew faces great difficulty when he wants to go out and do things – because he can never find a toilet that meets his needs.

  Read More...

Sara Brett, 36, from Nottingham, is severely disabled with cerebral palsy and needs 24-hour care. Sara lives in her own bungalow and receives many hours of support from her sister, Linda.

  Read More...

Jonathon is 9 years old and is severely autistic. He needs to use a Changing Places toilet when he is out and about, so he can lie down on a changing bench and be safely changed. But the lack of Changing Places toilets in public places means that going out is a stressful experience for him and his family.

  Read More...

Kunal is cared for by his mum. When they are out in the community they need to use a Changing Places toilet. Kunal is a tall, well-built man and needs a hoist to transfer him from his wheelchair to the changing bench – it is impossible for his mum to lift him. But there are no Changing Places facilities that Kunal can use.

  Read More...

My name is Sam and I am a student. A few years ago I was privileged to care for Thomas – a disabled boy with cerebral palsy. Thomas was 10 years-old when we went on an organised holiday, travelling all around the north west.

  Read More...

Julie is a young woman who lives in Newcastle. She has profound and multiple learning disabilities, meaning that both her physical and learning needs are very complex. She needs 24-hour support with all aspects of her care, including going to the toilet.

  Read More...
Page 2 of 2First   Previous   1  [2]  Next   Last   


Copyright 2017 Changing Places