Disability charity group views future Farnborough Centre for Health
A group of students and their key workers from a specialist disability charity have visited the future Farnborough Centre for Health to see for themselves how the building will be designed to meet their specific accessibility needs.
Parity for Disability is a charity that provides vital services for children and adults with multiple disabilities, their families and carers.
The group discussed some of the issues they currently experience accessing healthcare and they made suggestions and recommendations for products that can help. They were pleased to see that the building will include a consulting room equipped with a hoist and a therapy bed, and they discussed accessibility around lifts, toilets and parking spaces.
Helene Abbiss, Community Support Director for Parity, said: “It’s really good for some of our students and staff to come and have a look. People with multiple disabilities need to be involved so that they can have the same health opportunities as everyone else.”