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Lack of changing place facilities is "letting people down"

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MHK says only one public toilet with a changing hoist on Island "isn't good enough"

An MHK says a lack of public changing place facilities on the Island is "letting people down".

Currently there's only one public toilet with a changing hoist here, which enables people with additional needs to be changed by their carers if needed.

In House of Keys written questions, Douglas South member Sarah Maltby asked about progress on installing them in two government buildings.

The infrastructure minister says it would cost £65,000 to build one at the Sea Terminal and that a decision on installing it is yet to be made.

Meanwhile, the health minister says options for Noble's Hospital are being looked at, but there doesn't seem to be the demand. 

Mrs Maltby says the responses aren't good enough:

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