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Changing Places toilets to be compulsory in new public buildings

More than 250,000 severely disabled people will have greater access to public places after the government moved to make Changing Places toilets compulsory in new buildings. Changing Places toilets are larger accessible toilets for severely disabled people, with equipment such ...

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NEC gets Cleen with new toilet review app

The NEC’s commitment to customer experience has gone a step further with the introduction of a toilet and washroom review app. The UK’s leading exhibition venue is now using the UK’s first fully integrated management tool and review app, Cleen. ...

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Sodexo affirms its commitment to disability inclusion

Sodexo has reinforced its commitment to disability inclusion by joining The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The French multinational food services and facilities management provider has affirmed its ongoing commitment that by ...

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OCS launches hidden disabilities initiative for shoppers in Milton Keynes

Facilities management service provider, OCS, is launching a new hidden disabilities initiative at centre:mk in Milton Keynes. It is thought 18 per cent of the population has a hidden disability, so with this in mind, OCS says the initiative will ...

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Travel with dignity

Andy Barrow and Dylan Alcott reflect on the PRM services they have experienced and suggest ways to elevate the standard of PRM provision across the globe Dylan Alcott is an Australian Paralympian with gold medals in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair ...

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Aloud and clear

Andrew Thomas of Contacta Systems, and Chair of the International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Association (IHLMA), explains why assistive listening technology should be incorporated into every project Hearing loss affects one in six of the UK population (almost 11 million people), ...

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