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Changing Places

Changing Places

Use Our Changing Places Facility

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South Dublin County Council warmly welcomes disabled people and assistants to drop in to use the fully accessible Changing Places toilet facility in our offices at County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

This purpose-built toilet facility gives disabled people and assistants more space and the right equipment to take care of personal hygiene, in safety and comfort.

IEntrance to County Hall Changing Places toilet facility

The Changing Places toilet goes beyond a conventional wheelchair-accessible toilet in that it includes additional assistive technology of a hoist, height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, and peninsular toilet (toilet has enough space on both sides for assistants).

Picture of height adjustable adult sized changing bench with ceiling hoist and portable privacy screen

Picture of peninsular toilet, and sink in changing places toilet facility

Important Information

The toilet is on the ground floor of County Hall, and we just ask that you sign in at reception, so we know you are in the building.

The bar that is attached to the hoist is for loop slings. However, a separate spreader bar is available from the security desk so that anyone using a clipped sling can also use our facility.

Facility features:

  • Height, adjustable, adult-sized changing bench
  • Ceiling track hoist system
  • Adequate space for a disabled person and up to two assistants
  • Centrally located toilet with space both sides for assistants
  • Privacy screen

More information on the use of the equipment and the facility are available below:

Guidelines for use of the Changing Places facility

Basic Instructions for Ceiling Hoist Maxi Sky 2 – Use

Basic Instructions for Ceiling Hoist Maxi Sky 2 – Functions

Please note, for safety reasons it is the responsibility of the user to provide the sling.

Opening hours:

Our opening hours are:

Monday - Friday: Closed for the duration of level five restrictions
Saturday / Sunday: Closed
Public Holidays: Closed

Tel: 01 414 9000
Email: info@sdublincoco.ie

Accessible parking:

There are seven marked accessible parking spaces in the County Hall car park.

Alternative facilities

There is currently one other Changing Places facility in South Dublin County. It is in North Clondalkin Library. There is also a changing places facility currently under construction in the new Lucan Swimming Pool and a Changing Places facility will be installed in Tallaght Stadium as part of the planned Stadium upgrade and extension.

For more information on Changing Places facilities, please see the Changing Places Ireland webpage.

Send us feedback on the facility: info@sdublincoco.ie

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