Changing Places requirements for facilities state they need to meet a certain standard to be registered on The Changing Places website. This is to ensure that any facility advertised as a Changing Places toilet meets the needs and expectations of the people who use them. Read the Practical Guide for full criteria details.
For advice on health and safety and legal matters, please refer to our legal factsheet. Remember that slings should not be provided by the venue.
A Changing Places must comply to the British Standard ‘BS8300:2009‘ for the design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people. It provides guidance on good practice for the design of new buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people.
To be registered online, the facilities must be open to the public. Changing Places toilets should be installed in addition to, not in replacement of, standard accessible toilets for independent use.