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“A Changing Place is a sanitary facility designed to enable people with high support needs to go to the toilet with greater ease and dignity.”

Architecture & Access works with architects and building owners who are providing a Changing Place in developments such as swimming pools, shopping centres, community and transport hubs.

To ensure community expectations are met, facilities must be assessed and accredited in line with specific technical requirements. Accredited facilities can display the Changing Places signage and be registered as a Changing Place on the National Toilet Map.

The features of Changing Places include a peninsular toilet, an adult-sized change table, a ceiling hoist, a clean environment and enough space for a person who uses a wheelchair, and up to two carers.

Architecture & Access has the expertise to assess Changing Places for accreditation.

We provide design and project management services to ensure your Changing Place meets technical requirements for accreditation.

Changing Places accreditation services

Architecture & Access will ensure your facility is designed and delivered to meet the requirements for accreditation as a Changing Place.

This involves:

  • Review of concept and schematic design
  • Construction documentation review, including fittings and fixtures
  • Final completion inspection and documentation for the application for registration.

Changing places design and project management services

Architecture & Access can work with you to design and deliver your Changing Place, from initial consultation through to design and construction.

Services include:

  • Concept and schematic design
  • Design documentation and specifications for building certification, tendering and construction purposes
  • Project management services including liaison with suppliers and management of contractors to ensure the facility is constructed as designed.

Contact us for a conversation about your project.

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