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  • Changing Places Legislation 2024

    What is the Changing Places legislation and when  does it come into effect in Ireland? The new Changing Places legislation is set to come into effect on January 1, 2024 in Ireland.  Why is the Changing Places legislation important? Changing Places are specialised facilities designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities who require additional support and equipment when using public restrooms. These facilities are equipped with features such as height-adjustable changing benches, overhead hoists, and adequate space for caregivers. Previously, the lack of Changing Places facilities made it challenging for families with disabled members to enjoy outings and participate...

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