Use Our Changing Places Facility - IHREC - Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

Use Our Changing Places Facility

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission warmly welcomes people with disabilities and carers to drop in to use the fully accessible Changing Places toilet facility in our offices at 16-22 Green Street, Dublin 7.

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

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, height adjustable basin and toilet.

              The table and the accessible toilet in the facility The accessible toilet and the screen in the facility

Important Information

The toilet is on the ground floor of the Commission building, and we just ask that you sign in at reception, so we know you’re in the building.

Facility features:

  • Height, adjustable, adult-sized changing bench
  • Ceiling track hoist system
  • Adequate space for a person with disabilities 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:

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

Opening hours:

Our opening hours are Monday – Friday

9.00 – 13.00

14.00 – 17.00

Please note that our reception is closed from 13.00-14.00. If you would like to use the facility during this time, don’t hesitate at all to contact us in advance so that we can accommodate you.

Tel: + 353 (0) 1 8589601

Email: changingplaces@ihrec.ie

Accessible parking:

There are two marked accessible parking spaces outside the front door.

Alternative facilities

There is currently one other Changing Places facility in Dublin city centre, located in Trinity College Dublin.

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

Send us feedback on the facility: changingplaces@ihrec.ie