Changing Places – a personal perspective

20 April 2021, 13:21

My name is Sarah Brisdion. Mum of premature twins. As a result, my son, Hadley, was diagnosed with quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy affecting his entire body, including his continence. As an infant, his needs were easily managed, much like his twin sister’s. But as Hadley got bigger and his disability be...
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Lifting support

07 April 2021, 11:19

Daily life has been given a lift for the Lalor family, with kit that is “just the answer” for them all. The equipment is a ceiling track hoist and Palma Vita wash & dry (bidet) toilet, supplied and installed by Britain’s leading helpful hygiene solutions provider Closomat. It is benefitting the...
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Improve facilities, attract customers – and get Government support

20 May 2020, 08:25

Venues can open their doors to a wider range of people by improving their accessible facilities- and have the cost match funded by the Government. A £30m Changing Places Fund has been announced as part of the 2020 Budget, to potentially double the national network of these specialist assisted access...
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Cardiff rises to the challenge of inclusion with support from Closomat

06 February 2020, 09:52

Cardiff Council is rising to the perpetual challenge of enabling pupils with special needs to integrate as fully as possible into mainstream school life. Cardiff Council’s Building Services has worked with Closomat to adapt existing facilities within a number of schools across the city so that disab...
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