General & Community

  • Automatic doors
  • Appropriate lifts and fire exits
  • Footpaths and uneven surfaces
  • Advocacy campaign with local council to improve accessibility
  • Provide an accessible website with Browse Aloud to read text aloud
  • Install fully accessible Changing Places toilet facilities in public places around the community
  • Provide raised platforms at outdoor events and sports stadiums
  • Community pools should have a hoist in place
  • Accessible equipment and suitable surfaces in playgrounds
  • Procurement – all businesses to have accessibility clause in any procurement policy/procedure
  • Implement inclusion programs in local area

Businesses

  • Automatic doors
  • Suitable lifts
  • Disability proof recruitment process: employ people with disabilities and provide adequate support
  • Full access audit
  • Undertake building remediation work where building is inaccessible
  • Develop a fully accessible website
  • Install a fully accessible Changing Places toilet facility with hoist and changing bench
  • Live captions for meetings
  • Contrasting furniture and interior colours
  • Install accessible bedrooms in hotels

Councils

  • Access audit of council buildings
  • Large scale improvements in paths, uneven surfaces, wider sections of pathway sloped for wheelchair access
  • Dipped curbs and improved roads at crossings
  • Upgrade to fully accessible bus stops
  • Improved access to local attractions
  • No gravel pathways
  • Accessible housing
  • Introduce a disability awareness programme for all staff and county councilors
  • Make training courses accessible and available to persons with an intellectual disability
  • Undertake work to ensure local bus stops are fully accessible
  • Undertake access audit in local community
  • Provide accessible housing in line with the Housing Disability Strategy
  • Improve accessibility standards in public and private design, move towards universal design
  • Live captions for meetings, conferences
  • Contrasting furniture and interior colours

Schools

  • Lifts giving access upstairs
  • Accessible bus for school trips and tours
  • Hoists if necessary
  • Automatic doors where appropriate
  • Accessible changing area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Introduce a disability awareness training for staff and students
  • Make courses in further education and training available to persons with an intellectual disability
  • Install a Changing Places bathroom to facilitate students with complex needs
  • Outdoor recreation areas/playgrounds to be fully accessible
  • Live captions for lessons
  • Contrasting furniture and interior colours