Making WASH facilities accessible for the disabled and elderly

Horizontal handrail the full width of the door on the inside. Internal bolt.

Horizontal handrail the full width of the door on the inside. Internal bolt. Credit: WaterAid/Stephen Sagawa

WaterAid has published a compendium of low-cost technologies to improve the accessibility of household WASH facilities for the disabled and elderly in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. There are sections on reaching facilities, latrines, bathing, waterpoints and handwashing. It can be used by staff such as health workers and community volunteers.

Cover - Compedium of accessible WASH technologies

The compendium and all images in it are free to download at: www.wateraid.org/accessibleWASHtechnologies

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One response to “Making WASH facilities accessible for the disabled and elderly

  1. HANGA ROBBYS BIZIMANA GAGA

    am in field ,in community of mbarara uganda,and using clts approach call it community led total sanitation,and of stopping open defection free,and with in three years we have triggered 486 villages ,and declaired 450 villages open defication free,how can be of help ,we are in sanitation marketing,how can we be of help,becouse some of networks aback sliding du to voluntalism work,and how can these technologies reach us,

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